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Report Hub: Quotas
To Quota or not to Quota
"In Australia today 13 of the largest companies have no women at all on their board (...) With the captains of industry failing to appoint women to the top table - The Policy Shop asks - should gender quotas in the workforce be mandatory?"
Gender Quotas and Women’s Political Leadership
“Though more than 100 countries have adopted gender quotas, the effects of these reforms on women’s political leadership are largely unknown.”
Reporting Requirements, Targets, and Quotas for Women in Leadership
“Reporting requirements, targets, and quotas have been implemented in several countries to increase female representation in leadership. In three studies, we analyze the effectiveness of these strategies from a goal-setting perspective.”
Measuring the Quality of Politicians Elected by Gender Quotas – Are They Any Different?
“Do gender quotas reduce the quality of politicians elected to a legislature? For the first time in the literature, this article addresses this question by examining the quality of ‘quota women’ compared to their non-quota colleagues”.
Targets and quotas: Perspective Paper
"Gender diversity targets and quotas, and their respective merits as strategies for promoting women in leadership in the workplace, are much debated."
Glacial Change in Diversity at ASX 200 Companies: Can corporate Australia escape the imposition of diversity quotas?
Following from BlackRock’s 2011/12 investigation into how ASX 200 companies were affected by prescribed diversity policies, this report follows how gender diversity at the executive level is progressing among the companies and offers recommendations.