Financial sector: Upward trend in share of women on corporate boards progressing only in small steps

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Elke Holst; Anja Kirsch;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
  • Journal: volume 4, issue 3, pages 17-25
  • Subject: women CEOs | gender equality | central banks | board diversity | public and private banks | M51 | J78 | L32 | G2 | J16 | insurance companies | M14 | Financial sector, board diversity, women CEOs, gender equality,. - management, public and private banks, insurance companies, central banks | management | financial sector
    • jel: jel:G2 | jel:J78 | jel:L32 | jel:M51 | jel:M14 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

Last year, more women were appointed to the executive boards of major financial institutions. The share of women on the executive boards of banks and savings banks at the end of 2013 was a good six percent, which represents an increase of almost two percentage points ov... View more
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