Posts Tagged ‘female CEOs’

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    The Boardroom Still Has a Glass Ceiling

    Dec 16, 13 • 343 Views • Businesses, Economic Debates, Economic History, Gender Issues, Government, Labor, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Our Monday gender issues blog: With Mary Barra soon ascending to the top of GM, she will also become the fifth woman on their 12 person Board of Directors. The boards of only 4 other Fortune 500 companies–Estée Lauder, Avon Products, Procter &

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    A Gender Gap: The Bottom Line at the Harvard Business School

    Sep 9, 13 • 345 Views • Behavioral Economics, Education, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    For me, there was only one basic issue in yesterday’s lengthy NY Times article on the Harvard Business School (H.B.S.) gender gap. First some background: The equally smart and talented men and women who entered Harvard Business School fared very

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    Women’s Work

    Nov 7, 11 • 242 Views • Gender Issues, Households, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    The CEO designate of IBM will make it 29. There will be 29 women who are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. 27 of those women are married, one is divorced and one never married. Financial journalist James Stewart explains in the NY Times that the traditional