David A. Matsa & Amalia R. Miller | July 03, 2013

This paper evaluates the impacts of gender quotas for corporate board seats on corporate decisions. In examining the Norway case and comparing companies impacted by the quotas against those unaffected, researchers found that affected firms undertake fewer workplace reductions while increasing relative labour costs.

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What is your reaction to the fact that the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be chaired by a man?