Marianne Bertrand, Sandra E. Black, Sissel Jensen, Adriana Lleras-Muney | July 01, 2017

This paper assesses whether gender quotas in business are effective in decreasing corporate gender disparity. In analysing the Norwegian approach, researchers found that reserved seats were filled with observationally better qualified women than pre-quota women, while women already in firms did not appear to be benefitting.

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