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05 Aug '16

Recommended Reading: Race and Gender Inequality in the Boardroom

This week we highlight a publication by Social Science Research Network (SSRN) on racial and gender inequality in the boardroom, posted here on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. This paper concludes that minority and female directors earn significantly lower compensation than their peers serving within the same board despite having superior qualifications on average, owing largely to the specific roles they serve on boards.