Gender Research

May 1, 2018

World Bank – “Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings”

World Bank, May 2018 The World Bank looked at lifetime labor earnings and human wealth capital estimates for women around the world and estimated losses of […]
March 7, 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch – “Women – The X-Factor”

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, March 7, 2018 Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyzed ESG sub-pillar data related to gender diversity, including board diversity, women in […]
February 1, 2018

European Economic Review – Female directors, board committees and firm performance

Colin P. Green and Swarnodeep Homroy, European Economic Review, February 2018 Using data from large publicly listed European firms, this report provides new evidence on the […]
January 31, 2018

ICMA Centre – The impact of top executive gender on asset prices: Evidence from stock price crash risk

Yeqin Zeng and Yiwei Li, Henley Business School – ICMA Centre, January 2018 Using a sample of US firms during 2006–2015, researchers found that companies with […]
January 31, 2018

Boston Consulting Group – How Diverse Leadership Teams Boost Innovation

Rocio Lorenzo, Nicole Voigt, Miki, Tsusaka, Matt Krentz, and Katie Abouzahr, Boston Consulting Group, January 2018 Boston Consulting Group surveyed more than 1,700 companies across eight […]
January 31, 2018

McKinsey – Delivering Through Diversity

Vivian Hunt, Lareina Yee, Sara Prince, and Sundiatu Dixon-Fyle, McKinsey & Company, January 2018 McKinsey’s analysis of more than 1,000 companies in 12 countries reinforces the […]
December 1, 2017

Deloitte – “Seeing is Believing: 2017 Board Diversity Survey”

Deloitte, December 2017 A Deloitte survey of 300 board members and executives found that leaders believe achieving greater diversity on corporate boards is a business imperative. […]
October 31, 2017

Brookings Institution – The 51%: Driving growth through women’s economic participation

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Ryan Nunn, Brookings Institution, October 2017 Brookings reports that “the U.S. economy will not operate at its full potential unless government and […]
October 1, 2017

LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company – “Women in the Workplace 2017”

LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company, October 2017 A study of 222 companies employing more than 12 million people found that women remain underrepresented at every level […]
May 1, 2017

Morgan Stanley – “Women Employees Boost the Bottom Line for Tech Firms”

Morgan Stanley, May 2017 Morgan Stanley looked at the performance of 108 tech firms over five years, and found that those with greater gender diversity returned […]