Macroeconomic Policy: Gender Approach

Ona Gražina Rakauskienė


The publication was compiled to provide the Lithuanian reader with a comprehensive understanding of gender responsive economic initiatives. It provides a conceptual and theoretical framework, traces the evolution of work in this area, shows how gender economics and gender analysis have been used as a tool of a more efficient allocation of economic resources.
The article outlines and discusses the main gender problems and their impact into the government economic policy not only on the micro– but on the macro level too. It is the discussion about the gender responsive budget, trade liberalisation and gender impact into the trade liberalisation and gender responsive financial policy.
The author concludes the integration and implementation of the gender analysis into the Lithuanian government economic policy could accelerate the sustainable economic growth and soften the consequences of globalisation process.


gender analysis; gender system; gender bias; gender gap; gender economics; gender responsive budget; gender and trade

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"Public Policy and Administration" ISSN online 2029-2872 / ISSN print 1648-2603