International Iranian Economic Association
Monthly Webinar Series
We are pleased to host a monthly webinar series, a combination of Keynote talks and panel sessions, on the second Wednesday of each month at the following times: 08.00 LA time | 11.00 Washington DC time | 16.00 London time | 19.30 Tehran time.
To attend our webinar series, please register here.
Panel session on "Gender and Governance"
13th of October 2021
Gender inequality impacts a range of economic outcomes and the quality of growth and development. Leading researchers, international organizations, and think tanks have delved into cross-country analysis to estimate the cost of gender discrimination on economic growth, income inequality, firm performance, export diversification, quality of governance, to name a few. This panel introduces and discusses the methodology and results of two recent publications on the "Gender and the Quality of Governance" and the "Cost of Violence Against Women", including findings related to Iran.
Chair: Nadereh Chamlou (IIEA Board Member)
Speaker: Augusto Lopez-Claros (Executive Director of the Global Governance Forum)
Discussants: Hadi Salehi Esfahani (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Massoud Karshenas (President of IIEA & SOAS, University of London)