Why the Pandemic Might Be Worse for Women

Looking at women’s work as mothers and healthcare providers during pandemic lockdowns, we see that the burden reflects a gender divide.

What Might (and Might Not) Surprise Us About Working Moms

On this Mother’s Day, we can celebrate the impact of working moms on their kids but not on the division of labor at home during the coronavirus lockdowns.

March 2020 Friday’s e-links: A Gender Norms Report

For the first of my March 2020 e-links, I suggest taking a look at a UN 2020 gender norms report that is both encouraging and disturbing.

Swedish Women, Power, and Divorce

Comparing Swedish men and women with top jobs in politics and business, we see that their divorce rates can vary considerably.

The Downside of Interrupting Women

According to Supreme Court etiquette, the justices should not be interrupted by the attorneys who appear before them. Still though, the women are interrupted. The Supreme Court On average, female Supreme Court justices are interrupted three times as much as…

Why There Are So Few Female CEOs

Asking why the number of female CEOs remains low, we can look at the gender balance in workforce pipelines to the top of different industries.

Weekly Roundup: From Sneaker Markets to Housing Markets

Our weekly roundup includes the ups and downs of sneaker and housing markets, how women’s human capital has been wasted and healthcare cost contradictions.

Weekly News Roundup: From Soap Operas to Stock Markets

This week’s economic news summary included price and the neurology of shopping, time and globalization, stock market history and the Brazilian gender gap.

Weekly Roundup: From Santa’s Salary to Holiday Spending

This week’s economic news summary includes Apple’s corporate taxes, Santa’s GDP connection, seasonal spending, the gender gap and the brain and shopping.

Where to Find the Biggest Gender Gap

Through worldwide gender gap indicators, we can see that Iceland can optimize productivity and human capital through a small gender gap.