Submitted by kpeterson on Wed, 03/03/2010 - 10:20am
Are companies and firms that pay a premium to recruit up-and-coming talent effectively leveraging their investment in the leadership pipeline? And what impact has the economic downturn had on the careers of these cream-of-the-crop future leaders?
Women comprise just under half of the U.S. economy and have lost fewer jobs than men in this recession, putting them in position to become the majority of the nation's workers. Yet women remain concentrated in low-paying sectors of the workforce.
Submitted by kpeterson on Fri, 02/26/2010 - 1:20pm
This paper shows that gender differences exist among mutual fund managers. We find that female managers are more risk averse, follow less extreme and more consistent investment styles and trade less than male managers.