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Diversity and women in finance: Challenges and future perspectives

Girardone, Claudia and Kokas, Sotirios and Wood, Geoffrey (2021) 'Diversity and women in finance: Challenges and future perspectives.' Journal of Corporate Finance. ISSN 0929-1199

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Abstract

This paper explores the main forces impacting diversity and the role of women at senior management and board level in finance. In addition, it offers a synopsis of selected research examining the board composition, corporate social responsibility and external corporate governance. We focus mainly on empirical papers that employ quasi-natural experiments and textual analysis to confirm the interdisciplinary nature of diversity. Further, we identify priorities for future research that can advance our understanding on this research area, and the broader field of financial studies, encompassing the growing interest in the boundaries between the economic, the psychological and the social.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Essex Finance Centre
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2021 13:53
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2021 15:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29967

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