Gender Inequality

In honor of International Women’s Day, we present a collection of INET work on gender inequality, inclusion and diversity, and their broader economic consequences.

Microfinance & Austerity: No Womens' Empowerment without Community Involvement

How austerity policies and microfinance can bankrupt rather than empower women. Professor Girón discusses why microfinance cannot replace development banks. Watch the video

Why gender remains a central focus in tackling economic inequality

Remarks by IMF managing director Christine Lagarde remind us why gender remains a major research and policy focus for the Fund — and for the Institute for New Economic Thinking Read more