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Women at the Top in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

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  • Khalid Sekkat
  • Ariane Szafarz
  • Ilan Tojerow

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  • Khalid Sekkat & Ariane Szafarz & Ilan Tojerow, 2015. "Women at the Top in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Data," Working Papers CEB 15-048, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  • Handle: RePEc:sol:wpaper:2013/221811
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    Keywords

    Gender; diversity; ownership; leadership; CEO; development;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • M51 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Firm Employment Decisions; Promotions
    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory

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