Workshop: Gender diversity in organizations and careers

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The EquiFirm Workshop 2024 next week will bring together leading academics and professionals to discuss research on gender diversity in the workplace. `Our project, EquiFirm, aims to understand the cost-effectiveness of gender policies from the firm's perspective, exploring their impact on social equality´, Professor Astrid Kunze says. Photo: Sigrid Folkestad
By Sigrid Folkestad

29 May 2024 14:59

Workshop: Gender diversity in organizations and careers

`Understanding the real impact of gender equality policies requires continuous research´, Professor Astrid Kunze says. During the first week of June, she organizes EquiFirm Workshop.

EquiFirm Workshop 2024

The workshop is co-organized by Astrid Kunze, Professor Marco Francesconi at the University of Essex, and postdoctoral fellow at Antoine Bertheau. Both Kunze and Bertheau are researchers at the Department of Economics at NHH.  The workshop is a part of the research project Challenges in rapidly changing labor markets: Human capital, firms, and family policy.

The Norwegian School of Economics is proud to announce the EquiFirm Workshop 2024, focusing on "Gender Diversity in Organisations and Careers”. The event will take place at NHH, on the 4th and 5th of June 2024.

Registration for attending the EquiFirm Workshop

Progressive policies

Norway is renowned for its progressive gender equality policies, including generous parental leave, gender quotas in corporate boards, and strong anti-discrimination laws.

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`Understanding the real impact and effectiveness of these policies requires continuous research. Exploring gender diversity in this context can provide valuable insights into what works and what still needs improvement, ensuring that policies remain effective and relevant´, Professor Astrid Kunze says.

`Our project, EquiFirm, aims to understand the cost-effectiveness of these policies from the firm's perspective, exploring their impact on social equality´, Kunze says. 

Full programme

Some programme highlights:

This two-day workshop, taking place in Auditorium P, aims to bring together leading scholars, researchers, and professionals to discuss and disseminate cutting-edge research on gender diversity in the workplace.

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Organizes a workshop on gender gaps in the labour market

In the end of June, Professor Astrid Kunze organizes a two-day international workshop on gender inequalities and challenges to shaping an inclusive work-life.

June 4:

  • Open Lecture for PhD students and all attendees: RCTs with and within Organizations by Guido Friebel (University of Frankfurt)
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Professor Astrid Kunze, Department of Economics, NHH. Photo: Sigrid Folkestad
  • Parental Leave from the Firm Perspective: Presented by Gozde Corekcioglu (Ozyegin University), Marco Francesconi (University of Essex), and Astrid Kunze (NHH)
  • The Cohabitation and Child Penalty in Non-Nuclear Families: Presented by Mette Ejrnæs and Mathilde Lund Holm (University of Copenhagen)

June 5:

  • The Entrepreneurial Gender Gap: The Role of Motherhood and Maternity Leave: Presented by Teodora Tsankova, Mery Ferrando (Tilburg University), Francesca Truffa (Stanford University), and Ashley Wong (Tilburg University)
  • Gender Promotion Gaps in Knowledge Work: The Role of Task Assignment in Teams: Presented by Guido Friebel (University of Frankfurt)
  • The Unequal Impact of Firms on the Relative Pay of Women Across Countries: Presented by Antoine Bertheau (NHH) with contributions from Marco G. Palladino (Banque de France), Alexander Hijzen (OECD)
  • Meaning at Work: Presented by Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics)
  • One Cohort at a Time: A New Perspective on the Declining Gender Pay Gap: Presented by Salvatore Lattanzio (Bank of Italy), Jaime Arellano-Bover (Yale), Nicola Bianchi (Northwestern University), and Matteo Paradisi (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance)
  • Social Desirability Bias in Attitudes Towards Sexism and DEI Policies at the Workplace: Presented by Anne Boring and Josse Delfgaauw (University of Rotterdam)

Kunze encourages all academic and administrative staff interested in gender diversity and organizational dynamics to attend.

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