In 2003, and accompanied by fierce debate, Norway became the first country to pass a law legislating for 40% female representation on the boards of publicly listed companies. New research published today by four female academics looks at the impact of this board quota and draws some very interesting (and stark) conclusions.
On a headline level women do now make up 40.7% of NED positions at listed companies in Norway, and while it would be… Read Full
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