Tag Archives: Finances

Less than 10% of the World’s Billionaires Are Women

TweetVarious studies have been coming out over the last six months noting the gender disparity in the world’s wealthiest people. Forbes reported that of 1000 billionaires in the world only 14 are women; while TrendHunter claims that of 946 billionaires, only 86 are women, so either way it’s a range between 1 and 9 percent [...]
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The beating heart of the economy

TweetHer Blueprint, the blog of the International Museum of Women, has a really interesting post, and related podcast, about economics and language. Feminist economist Nancy Folbre argues that the language–liquidity, evasion, and safety net, oh my–we’ve been using to describe our economy are, perhaps, part of why it’s been ailing so badly. Most dangerous are [...]
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