Posted on September 23, 2013 by iMFdirect
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Hot off the press: a new study out today from our economists pointing to the striking economic benefits that could come from increased female participation in the work force.
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, calling attention to the findings of the paper, “Women, Work, and the Economy,” made the case for policymakers to shift into high gear and give women equal opportunities to participate in the work force.
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Posted on March 9, 2012 by iMFdirect
At the Women in the World Summit in New York on March 8, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke to historian Niall Ferguson about the role of women in leadership around the world, saying it might be a safer place if more women were in charge. Men were bigger risk takers than women.
Filed under: Economic research, Employment, Finance, Globalization, growth, IMF, Inequality, International Monetary Fund, Low-income countries, recession | Tagged: Christine Lagarde, empowering women, Hillary Clinton, iMFdirect blog, Niall Ferguson, smart economics, women | 2 Comments »