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Lifting women up: Do gender quotas help women advance their careers?

Lifting Women Up: Do Gender Quotas Help Women Advance Their Careers?

Gender diversity at the top of corporations has become a more and more ubiquitous concern in recent years. Many European countries have introduced some board quotas for the underrepresented gender in their regulation. Alexandra Fedorets and Anna Gibert study the case of gender quotas by gathering data of the largest 1,128 firms around the time Germany announced an introduction of a gender quota on corporate boards.

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