Rapporter & tendenser

Lokale kulturelle opfattelser af kvinder har stor indflydelse på kvindeandel i virksomhedernes bestyrelser: I forskningspir med titlen ” Women in the Boardroom and Cultural Beliefs about Gender Roles ” oplyses det, at ”We find that gender-beliefs have a significant impact on female board representation. In our global sample of firms, we find that women are more likely to serve on corporate boards in more gender-egalitarian countries. The results are both statistically and economically significant. As an example, on average in the three most gender-egalitarian countries, 20% of board members are female, whereas in the three least gender-egalitarian countries only 6% of board members are female. American firms headquartered in counties with greater proportions of people that...