Gender Inequality

A collection of INET work on gender inequality, inclusion and diversity, and the broader economic consequences.


Discrimination, Social Identity, and Coordination: An Experiment

Apr 2015

This paper presents an experiment investigating the effect of social identity on hiring decisions. The question is whether people discriminate between own and other group candidate


Top incomes and the glass ceiling

Jul 17, 2014

The glass ceiling is typically examined in terms of the distribution of earnings. This column discusses the glass ceiling in the gender distribution of total incomes, including self-employment and capital income. Evidence from Canada and the UK shows we are still far from equality. Though the proportion of women in the top 1% has been rising, the progress is slower, almost non-existent, at the very top of the distribution.