Women have been consolidating their economic power in the region, increasing their autonomy within the family and commanding the attention of banking and other marketing sectors. In our newly released report, Social Pulse 2016: Realities and Perspectives, we find that the contribution of women to the total labor income of households in the region increased from 28% in 1996 to … [Read more...] about Who’s the BO$$? What Lies Behind Women’s Economic Empowerment
Suzanne Duryea is a Principal Research Economist in the Social Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank where her work focuses on youth development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining the Social Sector Ms. Duryea worked as a Senior Economist in the Research Department of the IDB. Ms. Duryea’s publications have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Human Resources, and World Development. She is a research affiliate at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan and a member of the 3IE expert roster on impact evaluation. Ms. Duryea holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan and an undergraduate degree from Duke University.