最后的绅士俱乐部

伦敦—发达民主国家最后的性别不平等堡垒开始崩塌了吗?在过去几周,珍妮特·耶伦(Janet Yellen)被提名为美联储首位女主席,卡尼特·弗鲁格(Karnit Flug)成为第一位被任命为以色列央行的女性。如果说金钱就是权力,那么女性将不再被排除在控制金钱供给的圈子之外。

女性已经占据了17个新兴市场国家的央行行长之位,包括马来西亚、俄罗斯、阿根廷、南非、莱索托和博茨瓦纳等,但她们只是例外,一般的规则是,女性被排除在世界货币决策之外。

耶伦的任命尤其重要,因为她打破了发达经济体的玻璃天花板。在她获得升职之前,G-7国家没有女性央行领导人。

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