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dc.contributor.authorWan, Tin Wai
dc.contributor.authorTan, Celestia Wan Cheng
dc.contributor.authorNur Atiqah Abdul Razak
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-17T08:52:19Z
dc.date.available2014-04-17T08:52:19Z
dc.date.copyright2014en_US
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/58984
dc.description.abstractIn Singapore, it is observed that married women tend to drop out of the labour force in order to commit to caregiving. This represents an under-utilisation of the female human capital. Given Singapore’s rapidly ageing population and tightening foreign labour policy, there is increasing need to optimize the use of local labour supply. This paper attempts to shed light on the various concerns and challenges faced by married women in Singapore in terms of work and family, while assessing the scope for increasing female labour force participation amongst them. In doing so, we explored the situation through three stages – a pilot study, a questionnaire and a focus group, and identified the salient concerns underlying the family-work tension from which we offered recommendations to address the problem.en_US
dc.format.extent126 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Economic theory::Microeconomicsen_US
dc.titleTapping the potential of married women in Singapore : the role of married women in augmenting Singapore's shrinking labour forceen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorDavid Alexander Reismanen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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