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Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity
Renowned economic historian, Claudia Goldin traces women’s journey to close the gender wage gap and sheds new light on the continued struggle to achieve equity between couples at home.
Claudia Goldin on Career and Family
A century ago, it was a given that a woman with a college degree had to choose between having a career and a family. Today, there are more female college graduates than ever before, and more women want to have a career and family, yet challenges persist at work and at home.
In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio
Is there an ideal portfolio of investment assets, one that perfectly balances risk and reward? In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio examines this question by profiling and interviewing ten of the most prominent figures in the finance world.
Listen in: The Profit Paradox
In an era of technological progress and easy communication, it might seem reasonable to assume that the world’s working people have never had it so good.
A look inside Darkness by Design
From New York to London, from Chicago to Tokyo, and from Frankfurt to Sydney, capital markets the world over have undergone revolutionary changes during the past two decades.
On self interest
Self-interest drives capitalism. Capitalism’s friends and foes agree on this, even if they agree on nothing else.