Asking about the 4-day workweek, we can look at the answers from a recent study in Iceland and also at Sweden, Germany, and Italy.
In its annual Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum looks within countries to quantify gender parity.
Different from equal pay mandates, New Zealand’s pay equity initiative takes us to the true foundations of the gender pay gap.
When global warming causes fish migration, the impact involves much more than species survival, nutrition, and ocean temperatures.
Because the ranking depends on our variables and their definitions, measuring the global gender gap can have surprising results.
Including California and the U.K., the number and benefits of parental leave plans have been increasing but we also should consider the tradeoffs.
Through worldwide gender gap indicators, we can see that Iceland can optimize productivity and human capital through a small gender gap.
On Saturday, in Saudi Arabia, one woman with an international driver’s license drove to her local grocery store, alone, to purchase a container of milk. Elated, she arrived home to report that the trip was uneventful. Elsewhere, also participating in…
Calling it “financial disaster travel journalism,” author Michael Lewis (The Blind Side and The Big Short) takes us to Iceland, Ireland, and Greece in 3 Vanity Fair articles that are wonderful. Comparing Iceland to Ireland, he tells us, “But while…
Presented at Harvard with Nobel laureate participation (and based on authentic scholarly research), the Ig Nobel awards are funny but they also make you think. As they express it… The 2009 economics prize went to executives at four Icelandic banks “for demonstrating…