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Stock market reaction to female CEO nominations: Is the market gendered?

New research article: Stock market reaction to female CEO nominations: Is the market gendered? We are happy to share with you our latest research article: Stock market reaction to female CEO nominations: Is the market gendered? Barriers to female leadership … Continue reading

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Impact of gender bias on pricing of art

Is art made by female artists sold at a lower price simply because they were made by women? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #7: Adams, Kräussl, Navone and Verwijmeren (2017) In this G&F LRS #7, we analyze the following … Continue reading

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Are women more risk-averse than men?

Are women more risk-averse than men? Is this pattern especially prominent in industries like finance? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #6: Adams and Ragunathan (2015) In this G&F LRS #6, we analyze the following research paper: Adams RB, Ragunathan … Continue reading

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Do gender stereotypes depend on culture?

Are there any differences in the risk taking abilities of males and females? Does culture have an impact on these stereotypes? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #5: Pondorfer, Barsbai and Schmidt (2016) In this G&F LRS #5, we analyze … Continue reading

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The Global Findex database by World Bank

The Global Findex database by World Bank: Data Links for Gender and Finance #2 Studying financial inclusion is important to address gender inequality in the financial realm. This post introduces The Global Findex Database, a database that measures financial inclusion. … Continue reading

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Do investors like female CEO?

How do investors react when a female CEO is appointed? Does it affect other female-led firms as well?  Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #4: Dixon-Fowler, Ellestrand and Johnson (2013) In this G&F LRS #4, we analyze the following research … Continue reading

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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? Gender & Finance Literature Review Series #3: Goldin (2014) In this G&F LRS #3, we analyze the following research paper: Goldin C. 2014. A grand gender … 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 … 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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