Good Read | Gender dynamics, competitive job listings and applicant decisions: A natural field experiment

by Center for Jewish History, NYC (Flickr: Jacob Schiff in a boardroom) [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by Center for Jewish History, NYC (Flickr: Jacob Schiff in a boardroom) [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"Gender dynamics, competitive job listings and applicant decisions: A natural field experiment":

How to increase the number of women in the corporate ranks and create more equitable workplaces has become a much-discussed policy question. Some countries have introduced quotas for women on corporate boards to establish a more equitable gender distribution at the top of corporations. The hope was that such quotas would create a trickle-down effect that would benefit the corporations as well as women on all steps of the corporate ladder. A recent empirical assessment of quota policies in Norway shows mixed results, however, with no evidence of a trickle-down effect.

Read Stefanie Knoll's full article at Journalist's Resource here…

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