gender inequality

Global Gender Parity Insights from the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report

Women represent half of the global population,  but they often do not have the same access to health, education, earning...

The Cost of Gender Inequality

This piece, first published on October 22, 2014, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

How Female Migration Can Reduce Gender Inequality

A recent OECD study suggests that differences in the rates of immigration across gender are associated with socially-institutionalized forms of gender inequality, such as norms that restrict females’ access to education, family planning, property ownership, and labor markets. The authors study how these factors impact female migration and, in turn, contribute to perpetuating gender inequality.

The Cost of Gender Inequality

Beyond issues of gender equity and human development, research points to damaging economic consequences for regions with large gender gaps in education and employment.

Widening the Gap: China’s Land Reform and Gender Disparities

The main culprit for China’s gender gap expansion in the early 1980s might have been the post-Mao land reform rather than the One Child Policy.

Can Separate Still Be Equal? A Look at Gender Sorting in American Schools

A new study finds that school choice increases gender sorting in our nation’s schools.