Posts Tagged ‘Angela Merkel’

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    The Best Reason For Women to be on Corporate Boards

    Apr 21, 14 • 560 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday Gender Issue: Last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who had long opposed female quotas on corporate boards, capitulated. Ms. Merkel’s labor minister, a physician and mother of 6, held firm to demands that her boss accept quotas. Merkel...  [read more]

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    Power and Pantsuits

    Nov 29, 12 • 323 Views • No Comments

    Today, some thoughts about pantsuits and power. One scholarly analysis of Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits concluded that they displayed her toughness. In a Harper’s Bazaar interview, Nancy Pelosi is asked, “How many pantsuits do you have?” Her answer:...  [read more]

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    Some Greek Math

    Aug 24, 12 • 257 Views • No Comments

    With a euro zone update on Greece unfolding (they might lease some islands but we’ll get to that in a moment), here is some Greek math that Michael Lewis presents in Boomerang. Referring to the deficit, during October 2009, the Greek government thought...  [read more]