Is Gender Diversity Profitable? Evidence from a Global Survey

  title={Is Gender Diversity Profitable? Evidence from a Global Survey},
  author={M. Noland and Tyler Moran and Barbara R. Kotschwar},
Analysis of a global survey of 21,980 firms from 91 countries suggests that the presence of women in corporate leadership positions may improve firm performance. This correlation could reflect either the payoff to nondiscrimination or the fact that women increase a firm’s skill diversity. Women’s presence in corporate leadership is positively correlated with firm characteristics such as size as well as national characteristics such as girls’ math scores, the absence of discriminatory attitudes… CONTINUE READING
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