How women can improve monetary policy2 min read . Updated: 03 Oct 2018, 10:19 AM IST
The study shows that Monetary policy committees with a higher proportion of women set higher interest rates for the same level of inflation
Mumbai: Indian-American professor Gita Gopinath has been appointed as the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first woman to hold the position and illustrating the growing prominence of women in economic policymaking around the world. A new study by Donato Masciandaro and Paola Profeta, both of Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, and Davide Romelli of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, analyses one impact of this trend by looking at the effects of women on monetary policy decisions.
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