The Economic Power of Gender Parity

Making the case for gender equity, a 2015 report stated that $28 trillion could be added to annual GDP in 2025 if gender parity is achieved with women’s workforce participation equal to men’s and $12 trillion could be added if all countries matched the progress of the best country in the region such as Chile, Spain, and Singapore.

Jonathan Woetzel, et al., “The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women’s Equality Can Add $12 Trillion to Global Growth,” McKinsey Global Institute, September 2015.


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