Costa highlights economic costs of gender inequality

Chilean governor says women’s marginalisation reduces growth and innovation

Rosanna Costa, Central Bank of Chile
Rosanna Costa
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Gender inequality is a drag on economic growth and innovation, said Central Bank of Chile (BCCh) governor Rosanna Costa at the ECCB 40th anniversary global conference/Central Banking Autumn Meetings 2023 in St Kitts, on November 8.

“Women make up more than 50% of the world’s population. But this proportion is far from the reality of the labour market and top positions around the world,” said Costa at the event, hosted by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in St Kitts. “It is very clear

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