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"Higher Shares of Women on Corporate Boards Still a Long Way off": Eight Questions to Elke Holst

Interview of January 20, 2016

Dr. Holst, for ten years now, DIW Berlin has been studying the representation of women on corporate boards in the financial sector and the best-performing companies in Germany. To date, it has only been possible to very gradually achieve a slight increase in the low share of women. Did that change at all in 2015?

Progress is being made but only in small steps. There is still a long and difficult path ahead. [...]

The full interview with Elke Holst is published in DIW Economic Bulletin 3/2016. It is available for download as pdf document (PDF, 98.86 KB).

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