Harvard Business ReviewHiring at professional services firms is highly skewed toward applicants from wealthy families. But this research uncovered a disturbing twist: coming from an advantaged social background helps only men.
Knowledge @ InseadVCs claim that if women pitched high-quality businesses, the meritocracy would duly reward them. But research shows that all else being equal, men still fare better than women.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Economic development efforts regularly focus on women, often because women are seen as risk averse and more likely to use money prudently. But this seemingly beneficial stereotype can lead to discrimination and unequal outcomes.
Harvard Business Review
Countries with tighter cultures have fewer women in leadership but can implement diversity policies (such as quotas, equal pay) more easily.