Today, there is a growing interest on the influence of gender equality on firm performance. This paper examines if the gender equality is influencing the firm performance, comparing two dynamic sectors, Information and Communications Technology (IT&C) and Financial, in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries. This study aims to fill a gap existing in the international debate about the development of comparable studies in European Countries. In order to examine the implications of gender equality on financial performance we have used a balanced panel VAR where we have analysed the dynamics of gender equality in CEE countries and its impact on IT&C and financial companies’ performance. Understanding the impact of gender inequality in firm performance IT&C and finance sector in EU countries, this study may help management to accelerate the longer term investment in Human Resources offering countries interesting opportunities to enhance cultural systems, improve economic policies and widen the opportunities for States business.

GENDER EQUALITY AND FIRM FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE. THE CASE OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE FINANCIAL AND IT&C SECTORS

Gravili Ginevra
2019

Abstract

Today, there is a growing interest on the influence of gender equality on firm performance. This paper examines if the gender equality is influencing the firm performance, comparing two dynamic sectors, Information and Communications Technology (IT&C) and Financial, in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries. This study aims to fill a gap existing in the international debate about the development of comparable studies in European Countries. In order to examine the implications of gender equality on financial performance we have used a balanced panel VAR where we have analysed the dynamics of gender equality in CEE countries and its impact on IT&C and financial companies’ performance. Understanding the impact of gender inequality in firm performance IT&C and finance sector in EU countries, this study may help management to accelerate the longer term investment in Human Resources offering countries interesting opportunities to enhance cultural systems, improve economic policies and widen the opportunities for States business.
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