In our third Industry Partner Workshop on March 21, 2019 our researchers and partners engaged with topics such as gender bias in evaluations, covering in job applications and reporting sexual harassment.
GATE-funded researcher, Avni Shah, appears on BNN Bloomberg's "Money Talk" to discuss a new survey that suggests men and women have different approaches to investing, budgeting and personal finance.
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.
We convened scholars to discuss the latest findings on gender & the economy, including keynote from Professor Julie Nelson, Univ. of Massachusetts, on "'Essential Natures'?: The Invention of Risk-Averse Women and Bottom-Line Companies," an idea blitz of work in progress & a scholarly debate on quotas.