Author Archives: Aatreyi Mitra

What is the cause for the Gender Wage Gap? How can it be solved?

What is the cause for the Gender Wage Gap? How can it be solved? Literature Review Series #3: Goldin (2014) We studied the research work of Goldin (2014) and below is the summary of this literature review. Goldin (2014) shows that … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy Projects for Women

Financial Literacy Projects for Women Research shows that more than 41 percent of the female population struggle financially. What are organization doing to change this? Financial literacy is the knowledge of how to open an account, how to save better … Continue reading

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Corporate Programs for Women and Gender Pay-Gap

Corporate Programs for Women and Gender Pay-Gap   Are corporations promoting programs to improve the status of women employees? Research shows that for every dollar a man makes, a woman makes eighty cents. Is this gender pay gap shrinking? Various companies … Continue reading

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Microfinance and Entrepreneurship Projects for Women

Microfinance and Entrepreneurship Projects for Women Are organizations helping women from challenging backgrounds to grow financially? We gathered information pertaining to programs all over the world aimed at improving financial access for women. Microfinance is one such banking tool used … Continue reading

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How Risk Averse are Women in Finance?

How Risk Averse are Women in Finance? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #2 This week we review the article “Individual Risk Attitudes: Measurement, Determinants and Behavioral Consequences” by Thomas Dohmen, David Huffman, Armin Falk, Uwe Sunde, Jurgen Schupp and Gert … Continue reading

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Data Links for Gender and Finance

Data Links for Gender and Finance  Data gathering is essential in the analysis of any study. As a first step, we explored sources of data relevant to women working in the finance sector. Below are some links that can be … Continue reading

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Does the Gender of Top Executives matter?

Does the Gender of Top Executives Matter?  Literature Review Series # 1: Lee and James (2007) We studied the works of Lee and James (2007) and below is the summary of this literature review. Lee and James (2007) shows that when … Continue reading

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