The Transit Trends That Coronavirus Created

A global look at air travel, driving, walking, and public transportation reveals the transit trends created by the pandemic.

The Best Way to Social Distance at a Restaurant

Except for one very clever Amsterdam eatery, the restaurant industry has been hit exceedingly hard by the coronavirus lockdown.

The Jobs That Women Don’t Do

One of the original Rosie the Riveters was just in the news. Now 98 years old, Elinor Otto visited the San Diego aircraft plant where she first picked up her riveting gun during World War II. At the Douglas Aircraft…

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.

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…

The Power of Saudi Female Drivers

By royal decree, a Saudi woman can drive by June 24, 2018. But she still might need permission from her husband to buy a car. Narrowing the Saudi gender gap will be complicated. The Saudi Gender Gap First, let’s see…

How Women Could Elevate the Saudi GDP

Far more than constraining Saudi women, Saudi Arabia’s discrimination diminishes the entire economy’s production possibilities.

Why India’s Economic Growth Could Be Much Higher

Constrained by the 250 million women who could be in the labor force but are not, India’s economic growth reflects the absence of considerable talent.

Marriage Markets in China and India

With son preference, limited fertility and social norms, China’s and India’s sex ratios at birth have created a male glut and new marriage markets.

Weekly Roundup: From Pricey Hips to Costly Lines

Our economic news summary includes underutilizing female labor, delayed gratification, pricing medical care, interstate migration & assessing labor markets.