The Cost of Sexism

How the Economy is Built for Men and Why We Must Reshape It

Professor Linda Scott
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An urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a passionately argued case for change by a pioneer in the movement for women's economic empowerment.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 FINANCIAL TIMES AND McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD


The Cost of Sexism is an urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a fervently argued case for change by a pioneer in the movement for women's economic empowerment. Drawing on decades of statistical evidence, original research and global on-the-ground experience, Linda Scott outlines a revolutionary, actionable plan to remove economic barriers against women, and in the process combat humankind's most pressing problems.

Author bio:

Linda Scott is an internationally renowned expert on women's economic development, and Emeritus DP World Professor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Oxford. She is founder of the Power Shift Forum for Women in the World Economy, which brings together leaders from across sectors; and founder and senior advisor of the Global Business Coalition for Women's Economic Empowerment, a consortium of major multinationals working to empower women in developing countries. She was formerly Senior Consulting Fellow at Chatham House, and is a frequent consultant to the World Bank Group on gender economics. Linda Scott's work has been covered by The Economist, BBC, New York Times, Guardian and Financial Times, and Prospect magazine has twice listed her among their Top 25 global thinkers. @ProfLindaScott

Category: Current Affairs & Politics
ISBN: 9780571374595
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Non Fiction
Pub Date: May 2022
Page Extent: 512
Format: Paperback
Subject: Social issues & processes