Economy

The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

"Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of the world’s total talent pool has a vast bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide. The Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four t...
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The Innovation Convention 2014

The Innovation Convention is an essential part of the Innovation Union flagship initiative, the European Union strategy which aims to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring our economy growth and jobs. The Convention provides a platform to debate and inform policies that will contribute towards t...
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More women in the EU digital sector would boost annual GDP by €9 billion

    Women Active in the ICT Sector - a study published by the European Commission this October 2013 - found that getting more girls interested in a digital career and getting more women into digital jobs would benefit the digital industry, women themselves and Europe's economy.   Despite strong evidence regarding the importance of fully incorporating women into the Informati...
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‘Global Board Ready Women’ – online database

The European Business Schools Women on Boards Initiative is migrating their 'Global Board Ready Women' list of 8 000 women into an online database. The women on this list all fulfill stringent criteria for Corporate Governance as defined by publicly listed companies and are well qualified and ready to go on boards as of today.This ever growing list of "Board Ready Women" – which will now be c...
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Assessing Europe’s University-Based Research

"Assessment of university‐based research1 (AUBR) has become a major issue for a wide range of stakeholders at all levels. One of the main reasons is that research performance is widely regarded as being a major factor in economic performance. Because of their interlinked roles in education, research, and innovation, universities are considered key to the success of the Lisbon Strategy with its mov...
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