Where Are All the Female Billionaires?


The Piketty-fueled debate about wealth inequality continues to rage. So do conversations about gender equality. At the intersection of the two comes a new report from economists Caroline Freund and Sarah Oliver of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, who point out that the rich who are getting richer are disproportionately, overwhelmingly men.

Source: www.businessweek.com

Female billionaires make up only about 10 percent of the total entries on the 2014 Forbes World Billionaires list

See on Scoop.itSoup for thought

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s