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1.

Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

Economics and Statistics Administration Issue Brief No. 04-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Office of the Chief Economist, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Science Foundation and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 8,401
2.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 6,273
3.

The Financial Psychology of Worry and Women

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management
Downloads 5,003
4.

A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,268
5.

Activist Choice Homophily and the Crowdfunding of Female Founders

Administrative Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 1,893
6.

Women-Led Firms and the Gender Gap in Top Executive Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1689
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Haverford College - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,591
7.

Role of Gender Equality in Development - A Literature Review

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Helsinki and HECER - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,577
8.

Gender Dynamics in Crowdfunding (Kickstarter): Evidence on Entrepreneurs, Investors, Deals and Taste-Based Discrimination

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, University of Colorado at Boulder and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,531
9.

Prospects and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,491
10.

Female Entrepreneurship Theory: A Multidisciplinary Review of Resources

Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education, Institute of Economic Sciences (Belgrade, Serbia)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Technology & Cybersecurity Law Group
Downloads 1,462
11.

Gender and Corporate Finance: Are Male Executives Overconfident Relative to Female Executives?

Journal of Financial Economics (2012) 108, 822-839.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
Downloads 1,452
12.

Micro Finance and Empowerment of Women: An Impact Study of SHGs

Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. 4, No. 8, September 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Gulbarga University
Downloads 1,407
13.

The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences

Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 28 (2002), pp. 167-195
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,378
14.

How the Human Capital Model Explains Why the Gender Wage Gap Narrowed

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1102
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Binghamton
Downloads 1,231
15.

Financial Inclusion and Legal Discrimination Against Women: Evidence from Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6416
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,155
16.

The Determination of Wages and the Gender Wage Gap: A Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No.193
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,138
17.

Role of Women in Panchayat Development and Challenges

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Kuvempu University, Government First Grade College and Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta
Downloads 1,081
18.

Family Leave and the Gender Wage Gap

A revised version of this paper is in North Carolina Law Review, March 2000
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 16 Feb 2000
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,056
19.

The Persistent Gap: New Evidence on the Canadian Gender Wage Gap

Statistics Canada Analytical Studies Branch Working Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Government of Canada - Business & Labour Market Analysis Division
Downloads 1,008
20.

What Prevents Female Executives from Reaching the Top?

IFN Working Paper No. 1111, Harvard Business School Research Paper Series No. 16-092
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Aalto University School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 971
21.

Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in Globalized Era

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Madras
Downloads 949
22.

Who Gets the Carrot and Who Gets the Stick? Evidence of Gender Disparities in Executive Remuneration

Kulich, C., Trojanowski, G., Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., & Renneboog, L. D. R. (2011). Who gets the carrot and who gets the stick? Evidence of gender disparities in executive remuneration. Strategic Management Journal, 32, 301-321.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Geneva, University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter - School of Psychology, University of Exeter - School of Psychology and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 840
23.

Forced Board Changes: Evidence from Norway

NHH Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 5/2011, 24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Oslo Business School at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)
Downloads 773
24.

Are Women Really More Risk-Averse than Men?

INET Research Note #012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 747
25.

Changes in Returns to Task-Specific Skills and Gender Wage Gap

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics
Downloads 733
26.

The Financial Judgment and Decision Making Process of Women: The Role of Negative Feelings

Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, September 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management
Downloads 730
27.

Some Critical Issues of Women Entrepreneurship in Rural India

European Academic Research, Vol. 1, Issue 2, May 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Dhananjayrao Gadgil College of Commerce (An Autonomous College)
Downloads 725
28.

Globalization and the Gender Wage Gap

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3256
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vrije Universiteit

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 718
29.

Empowering Women for Entrepreneurship: The Role of Micro-Finance

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Downloads 712
30.

Implicit Gender Bias in the Legal Profession: An Empirical Study

Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law and University of Hawaii at Manoa - Department of Psychology
Downloads 709
31.

The Barriers that Hinder the Success of Women Entrepreneurs in Gauteng, South Africa

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 11-28, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Johannesburg - Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management, Faculty of Management and University of Johannesburg - Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management, Faculty of Management
Downloads 682
32.

Constraints and Triggers: Situational Mechanics of Gender in Negotiation

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-051
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Harvard Business School - Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit
Downloads 681
33.

Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Spillovers in Corporate Leadership

American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Virginia - Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 677
34.

Gender Diversity on Boards: Beyond Quotas

European Business Law Review, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University College London - Faculty of Laws
Downloads 660
35.

Women on Corporate Boards: Key Influencers or Tokens?

Journal of Management and Governance, November 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Oslo University College and Oslo School of Management
Downloads 637
36.

Women in Leadership

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 596
37.

Women on Boards of Directors: A Global Snapshot

University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Downloads 570
38.

Women on Boards: The Superheroes of Tomorrow?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 466/2016, FIRN Research Paper No. 2696804
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 565
39.

Sex Differences in Managerial Style: From Individual Leadership to Organisational Labour Relationships

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1387
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
Downloads 559
40.

Overcoming the Gender Gap: Women Entrepreneurs as Economic Drivers

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Downloads 518
41.

The Power of Political Voice: Women’s Political Representation and Crime in India

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 11-092
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of Warwick, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 502
42.

The Diana Project: Women Business Owners and Equity Capital: The Myths Dispelled

Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship Research Paper No. 2009-11
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Catalyst Associates, Inc., Independent, Babson College and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 479
43.

Public-Private Employment Choice, Wage Differentials and Gender in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1262; Economic Research Forum Working Paper No. 9913
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Middle East Technical University (METU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 474
44.

Does Diversity Pay in the Boardroom?

2nd Annual Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 469
45.

Transforming Discriminatory Corporate Cultures: This is Not Just Women's Work

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2006, St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-0041
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
St. John's University - School of Law
Downloads 461
46.

Director Gender and Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 458
47.

Gender and Role in Conflict Management: Female and Male Managers as Third Parties

IACM 23rd Annual Conference Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 May 2010
Working Paper Series
ESSEC Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Brandeis University
Downloads 451
48.

Gender Quotas and the Crisis of the Mediocre Man: Theory and Evidence from Sweden

IFN Working Paper No. 985
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
Downloads 444
49.

Female Leadership and Gender Equity: Evidence from Plant Closure

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 418
50.

Religion and the Gender Wage Gap: A U.S. State-Level Study

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Downloads 416