Women earn more than 60 percent of university degrees in Europe and the United States. But only 6.4 percent of chief executive officers of Fortune 500 companies are women. Assuming that talent is randomly and uniformly distributed between women and men, this means something is skewing hiring practices. If there were no gender discrimination in the hiring of managers, in equilibrium, men and women should be hired as managers in equal proportions.
It is important to analyse gender bias in hiring, not just because the topic is interesting in itself, but because it may have a dramatic impact on a firm’s productivity, states Samuele Murtinu in the latest FEBblog.
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