Why are Firms so Resistant to Hiring Women?

Saleh Alodayni, Claudia Eger, Thiemo Fetzer, Jennifer Peck

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Abstract

Firms face a multifaceted set of challenges when employing women. Challenges span from unclear female labor regulations, to the high cost of accommodating workplaces, to low retention of workers. Policymakers can provide incentives for frms to mitigate challenges associated with employing women.
Original languageEnglish
Publication dateDec 2018
Place of PublicationCambridge, MA
PublisherHarvard Kennedy School
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
SeriesPolicy Insight

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