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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 7,610
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 6,161
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 4,973
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 3,243
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 1,832
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 1,553
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 1,531
8.

Prospects and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,477
9.

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 1,447
10.

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 1,438
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 1,421
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 1,393
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 1,374
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 1,183
15.

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 1,101
16.

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 1,080
17.

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 1,058
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 1,020
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 985
20.

Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in Globalized Era

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Madras
Downloads 945
21.

Equal Opportunity? Gender Gaps in CEO Appointments and Executive Pay

IFN Working Paper No. 1111, Harvard Business School Research Paper Series No. 16-092
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Aalto University School of Business, BI Norwegian Business School and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
Downloads 906
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 838
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 756
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
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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
McMaster University - Department of Economics
Downloads 721
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 713
27.

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 708
28.

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 698
29.

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 695
30.

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
31.

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 674
32.

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 671
33.

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 662
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 635
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 631
36.

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 563
37.

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
38.

Women in Leadership

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 547
39.

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 534
40.

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
41.

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 497
42.

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
43.

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 468
44.

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 457
45.

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 453
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 449
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 445
48.

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 415
49.

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 409
50.

The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9656
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 409