Peterson Institute for International Economics | February 01, 2016

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In surveying 21,980 firms globally, results suggest that the presence of women in corporate leadership positions can improve firm performance. Women’s presence is positively correlated with both firm and national characteristics, a decrease in discriminatory attitudes towards female executives, and the availability of paternal leave.

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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?