Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2021, 9(3), 114-122
DOI: 10.12691/JBMS-9-3-3
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The Impact of Potency on Feminine Workforce Involvement in West Africa. Evidence from Countries in West Africa

John Wiredu1, , Qian Yang1, Paul Otoo2 and Johnpaul Ogochukwu Igbonaju1

1School of Management, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China

2School of Economics and Management, Chang’an University, Xi’an, China

Pub. Date: September 24, 2021

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John Wiredu, Qian Yang, Paul Otoo and Johnpaul Ogochukwu Igbonaju. The Impact of Potency on Feminine Workforce Involvement in West Africa. Evidence from Countries in West Africa. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2021; 9(3):114-122. doi: 10.12691/JBMS-9-3-3


The last 30 years have also seen a dramatic global decrease in fertility in the developing world. World Bank has made known that significantly greater stages of Feminine work force participation can be connected to more returns on human capital and education. Feminine work force involvement is a major macroeconomic phenomenon which signifies growth and development for any country, and one vital part of this subject is the connection between potency and feminine labor force input. The study uses data from 18 countries in West Africa for the period of 1995 to 2015, to assess the outcomes of potency on female workforce involvement using the pooled OLS and Fixed Effects Method. The dependent variable was fertility rate whilst the independent variables are female workforce input, male work input, and growth rate. The study finding shows that the fertility rate over the period of 1995-2015 has a negative effect on female work force input and has been declining.


potency, feminine, work input, growth rate, West Africa


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