The search for the next big idea in economic growth often overlooks women. Even in countries renowned for economic success, such as Germany, politics often focus more on women’s traditional role in the family than on maximizing their freedom and productivity so they can develop their economic potential. While the Economist Intelligence Unit’s biannual Women’s Economic Opportunity Index may be thin on details from the 128 nations surveyed, getAbstract recommends its clear, smart analysis of global policies and practices related to women in the workforce and the economic trends affecting them.
In this summary, you will learn
- What countries make women key participants in the economy,
- Where women remain excluded and
- Which public policy issues affect women.
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