If you’re a woman above the age of 50, you might have had some difficulty finding work since 2008. Here's why.
By Teresa Ghilarducci
The glass cliff is a phenomenon in which women are more likely to be put into leadership roles under risky and precarious circumstances.
By Marianne Cooper
Women are capable of doing well in STEM fields traditionally dominated by men, and they should not be hindered from pursuing careers in such fields. But women, argues psychologist Denise Cummins, also should not be ashamed if their interests differ…
By Denise Cummins
Should women work outside the home? Are they more competitive than men? Our attitudes toward these questions are invariably conditioned by social norms. That's why, argues Mukesh Eswaran, gender matters in economics. He's the author of the textbook of the…
By Mukesh Eswaran
By Sallie Krawcheck
As baby boomers leave the workforce and millennials, and increasingly women, move in to take their places, former Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck predicts capitalism will become more inclusive, and consequently, more prosperous -- for everyone.
By Vivek Wadhwa
Uber is one of the most hated companies in the technology industry, writes Vivek Wadhwa. But its disrepute is largely because of its arrogance and frat-boy behavior—not only its business practices. And this behavior is only slowing the company down.
Could increasing the percentage of women on corporate boards have a trickle-down effect on the workforce? That's not the case when quotas, and later sanctions, are used to force businesses to invite more women to the boardroom.
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores…
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