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A Evolução da Participação Feminina no Mercado de Trabalho Brasileiro de 1983 A 1988

Eleonora Cruz Santos, Guilherme Luis Sedlacek


This work analyse the female participation in the brazilian labor market and its evolution in the period from 1983 to 1988. We noted a rapid increase in the proportion of working women in this period, which goes from 41% in 1983 to 46% in 1988. Within the multiple factors which explain the probability of a women to work, in this analysis we emphasize the importance of differences in marital status. In 1988, we observe that the proportion of working women was 70% among the females family heads, and only 39% among the spouses. In this context, we observe an increase in the importance of spouses in the female work force between 1983 and 1988. In the last part af the work, we compare the differences the different.


Brazilian labor market, female labor force participation, working spouses.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12660/bre.v10n21990.3016

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