The spread of education across developing nations is transforming global inequalities and playing a key role in closing the gender gap. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with economist Surjit Bhalla and sociologist Ravinder Kaur to discuss Bhalla’s book, “The…
By Paul Solman
As difficult and as awkward as speaking out can be, it’s our responsibility to so many who can’t.
By Nell Scovell
The first all-female college in Rwanda is making strides in empowering women from all backgrounds to become the nation’s next business leaders, part of an effort to leave behind an image of a violent country, wracked by genocide. At the…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Earlier this week, Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts signed an equal pay law that is the most comprehensive statutory attempt yet to address gender pay inequality in the country.
By Ariane Hegewisch
By Vikram Mansharamani
Achieving gender equality would unleash tremendous economic gains, potentially adding $4.3 trillion to America’s GDP by 2025.
By Iris Bohnet
Behavioral economist Iris Bohnet explains how behavioral designs can be implemented in classrooms and offices to change and de-bias organizations instead of individuals.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
In the 2016 presidential campaign, a modern take on gender roles is increasingly on display in both parties.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Times have changed, but Social Security has not. Women are still earning less than men, on average, and the system’s rules are, as a result, effectively sexist despite their nominal sex neutrality. …
By Anna Sillers
Ellen Pao may have lost a Silicon Valley gender discrimination suit on all four accounts, but she isn’t backing down on a mission to increase gender equality in the tech world.
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