How Men Named James Relate to Female CEOs

To assess the workplace gender gap among countries and companies, we need only look at the names James and Michael.

The Mystery of the Vanishing Female CEOs

Using 85 observable characteristics, there was little that researchers could use from a Swedish study to prove why the glass ceiling blocks female CEOs.

Where the Glass Ceiling Refuses to Shatter

Looking at the glass ceiling, a recent study indicates that progress has stalled for women ascending the legal and corporate ladder.

Pink It, Shrink It, and Gender Design Discrimination

For years, women have needed sweaters, jackets, even snuggies at work. The reason takes us to some solid science…for men. Our story starts with a 154 pound man in a business suit. Decades ago, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating…

The Top Ten Worst Reasons For Not Having Women on Corporate Boards

Looking at a list of the ten worst reasons used to explain women’s absence from corporate boards, we can see why progress has been slow.

Why We Need Female Monuments

In New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., public spaces under-represent women’s past leadership through too few female monuments.

The Athletic Programs That Score High for Gender Bias

With a poor hiring record for female college coaches, many universities and athletic conferences have received dismal gender bias grades.

Giving the NFL a C+

Because their human capital includes relatively few women, the NFL’s 32 teams have a glass ceiling that diminishes the talented people they could hire.

Weekly Roundup: From Greek Games to Tennis Matches

Our everyday economics includes externalities, branding, monopolistic competition, sovereign debt, game theory, elasticity, taxes, markets and the glass ceiling.

Finding the Cracks in the Glass Ceiling

Wage data from 1981 to 2012 show that women who are top earners have made progress in cracking the glass ceiling but their numbers remain relatively low.