by Aline Zucco
The gender pay gap of 21 percent in Germany is partly due to the fact that men and women work in different occupations. However, considerable pay gaps between men and women can also be observed within occupations, although the gap is
By Elke Holst and Katharina Wrohlich
The gender quota for supervisory boards is continuing to show its impact: the proportion of women on the supervisory boards of the 200 highest-performing companies in Germany increased by over two percentage ...
By Elke Holst and Katharina Wrohlich
The proportion of women on executive boards of the 100 largest banks stagnated at almost nine percent in 2018. In the 60 largest insurance companies, the proportion increased by a good percentage point to almost
Women still earn less than men on average in Germany. This applies to management positions even more: between 2010 and 2016, there was an average gender pay gap of 30 percent in gross hourly earnings. If gender-specific differences in relevant wage .
DIW Berlin, Humboldt University and WZB are jointly organizing a workshop on Gender Economics. The aim of this workshop is to bring together an international group of labor and experimental economists. Topics of interest include, but are not limited
In important areas such as tax policy, education, and energy, the future grand coalition must be considerably more ambitious – The need for reform in Germany is not being addressed sufficiently
Germany’s next government will most likely
DIW Berlin has analyzed the development of the proportion of women in over 500 businesses – There is no indication that the gender quota is affecting executive boards – Banks and insurance companies in particular need to catch up –
In Germany, four political parties are currently struggling to forge a mutual platform of government. In the wake of the last election, the share of female MPs in the German parliament, the Bundestag, declined significantly. Gender equality ...
The German labor market is characterized by marked occupational segregation between women and men. The median earnings in female dominated occupations are lower than those in male dominated professions. This is one of the reasons for the gender pay .
On Tuesday, May 23, the very first DIW Women's Finance Summit – an event with high-ranking participants and exciting discussions – took place. A review of the event with photos and videos of the panels and keynote speeches can be ...
DIW Women’s Finance Summit Structural Change in the Financial Sector – Women’s Perspectives
Watch the conference via livestream. May 23, 2017 9:30 a.m. Venue: Deutsche Bank Berlin, Unter den Linden 13/15, 10117 Berlin With: ...
The gender quota for supervisory boards that has been mandatory since January 2016 has shown an initial impact. According to DIW Berlin’s Women Executives Barometer, at the end of 2016, there were more women on the supervisory boards of the 106
Women are still in the clear minority among the financial sector’s top decision-making bodies. According to DIW Berlin’s Women Executives Barometer, at the end of 2016, 21 percent of the supervisory and administrative board members .
SOEP special analysis for International Women's Day (March 8) reveals that the gender-based division of household labor persists – DIW Research Director Elke Holst calls for stronger, fairer division of unpaid work in the household among ...
Researchers analyzed more than 500 companies – some are setting a good example, while others are lagging behind – vast majority of companies have yet to meet the 30-percent quota for women on supervisory boards
A balanced representation
Binding quota could combat gender stereotypes – quality of talent pool expected to improve overall – no discrimination against men anticipated
On January 1, 2016, a fixed 30-percent gender quota for supervisory boards will come into ...
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