Determinants of Women’s Employment in Haryana: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis

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Hemlata Sharma


Using Confirmatory factors analysis this paper analyses determinants of female employment in Haryana. The determinants are classified as reasons to enter employment and barriers to employment. Our analysis shows that the economic factors, education and employment of family members, education and women’s self-satisfaction push their entry into employment. Whereas socio-cultural factors like marriage, care work, family responsibility and absence in decision making prevent women from getting into employment. The paper suggests that in order to increase women’s employment Government should take necessary steps. The most important being regular surveys to have authentic data on women’s employment.

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