A lifesaving reason to have more women on boards: ensuring consumer safety

A new study of the medical products industry — the first to examine the impact of female board representation on product recalls — finds that firms with female directors on their boards announce high-severity recalls 28-days faster than all-male boards

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Census 2020: Understanding the Issues

Springer book covers the US Census from its Constitutional founding through the upcoming 2020 count, discusses the unique significance of this statistical undertaking, and explores controversies and questions surrounding demographic data collection

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Rethinking mortality and how we plan for old age

Many people dream of comfortably living out their golden years. A new IIASA study however shows that older Europeans, and especially women, frequently underestimate how many years they have left, which could lead to costly decisions related to planning for their remaining life course.

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