The Cost of Housework

If household production were quantified and added to the GDP, its status might increase and help women who pay the high opportunity cost of doing unpaid work at home.

Gender Issues: Saudi Working Women

What a difference a job makes! In Saudi Arabia, although many women still need a man’s “yes,” for most major and minor decisions ranging from marrying to mall shopping, a recent decree from King Abdullah opened some professional doors. For…

Female or Male Leftovers?

For Chinese women, success can be a problem. China’s working women are becoming more affluent. And perhaps for that reason, there has been a backlash. The single, intelligent, successful female has been maligned by the All-China Women’s Federation, a state feminist…

The Augusta National Golf Club and Women

Has the value of a woman changed at Augusta National Golf Club? Samuel Palmisano, Louis Gerstner and John Akers are former IBM CEOs with Augusta National Golf Club green blazers. Until now,  the CEOs of all major corporate sponsors of…