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In the Company of Women

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Amid stalled progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum predicts that it will take 202 years to close the global pay gap between men and women. Five leading thinkers discuss the institutional and cultural obstacles women face in the workplace, and what gender inequality is costing in terms of economic growth and wellbeing.

 

This film was created in collaboration with the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University during the Center's Women in an Inclusive Economy conference.

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    The Last Days of Netanyahu?

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    In Israel's recent parliamentary election, voters stopped Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's leadership of the country toward xenophobic theocracy. But Israel now faces a period of political deadlock, and it remains to be seen whether Netanyahu really will be politically sidelined.

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    The Return of Fiscal Policy

    Jim O'Neill

    With interest rates at record lows and global growth set to continue decelerating, there has rarely been a better time for governments to invest in infrastructure and other sources of long-term productivity growth. The only question is whether policymakers in Germany and elsewhere will seize the opportunity now staring them in the face.

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