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Women on boards

Women’s underrepresentation on corporate boards is a matter of unprecedented scrutiny and debate in both academic and practitioner circles. In Europe, we recently witnessed concerted political efforts to address this issue.

Against this backdrop, our e-book aims to examine current and new factors that shape women’s pathways to boards and their experiences as board directors in distinct national settings. The three papers included draw on a range of methodologies and data sources (both quantitative and qualitative methods; primary and secondary data), and focus on three country contexts with different approaches to gender diversity on boards."


Director identity in pre and post-crisis Iceland: effects of board life stage and gender,French supervisory board gender composition and quota threat: changes from 2008 to 2010,Human capital and professional network effects on women’s odds of corporate board directorships,Women’s pathways to the boardroom

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