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Integrating gender into macroeconomic policy and The use of gender indicators in public policy-making.

2005-12

.--Gender and Macroeconomic Policy.--Parameters of the Study.-- Conceptual basis of integrating gender .--Summary of findings.-- Conclusion and Recommendations.--Identifying Caribbean specific Gender Indicators.-- Sources of data.--Conclusion

This issue of the Gender Dialogue focuses on two programmatic areas of ECLAC’s work over recent years, namely (i) integrating gender into macroeconomic policy and (ii) the use of gender indicators in public policy-making. In its work on integrating gender into macroeconomic policy, the ECLAC Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean conducted a study to determine the capacity of economic planning units in selected countries of the subregion to integrate gender into the macreconomic planning process and the findings are highlighted below. The study is intended to assist in the development of a training agenda for Caribbean economic planners and others involved in the formulation of macroeconomic policy. Further, as part of a wider ECLAC project on the use of gender indicators in public policy–making, a database of gender indicators for the Caribbean has been created and the broad elements of the database are also presented in this issue.

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