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Croft Institute for International Studies
The purpose of this thesis is to analyze how law reform toward gender equity has an impact on economic growth in Arab countries in the Middle East. Personal status law reform granting women economic, social, and personal freedoms is spreading across the region and showing substantial change. Using case studies of major PSL reforms in Tunisia and Morocco, this thesis outlines qualitative and quantitative evidence to support the case that gender equity benefits the economic growth of the given country.
Bring, Kylie, "On the Basis of Sex: Personal Status Law Reforms and Economic Growth" (2020). Honors Theses. 1930.