Conference : Gender Inequality : The Role of Business (27 May)

Conference : Gender Inequality : The Role of Business (27 May)

  • Event 27 May 2021Event 27 May 2021

PSE - Paris School of Economics and the Institute of Public Policy (IPP) are pleased to invite you to the online conference "Gender Inequality: The Role of Business".

Date: 27 May 2021, from 2 to 6.30 pm

Registration: The conference will be held online (Zoom).

To attend, register via the online form.

Program :

14:00 - 14:05: Welcoming remarks by Thomas Breda (PSE, CNRS)

14:05 - 16:15: Academic views and international perspective

  • Roland Rathelot (University of Warwick): The role of commuting times
  • Nina Roussille (MIT) : Women don't ask ? What do we know about women's and men's wage demands?
  • Nicolas Jacquemet (PSE, Paris 1) : Discrimination in hiring
  • Emma Duchini (University of Warwick) : Can pay transparency reduce the gender pay gap?
  • Elyès Jouini (PSE, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL) : The role of educational choices from an early age
  • Anne Boring (Erasmus School of Economics and Sciences Po) : Effective initiatives to promote equality in companies

Questions (10 minutes)

Conclusion by Esther Duflo (MIT, Nobel Prize 2019)


16h30-18h30: Gender pay inequalities in French companies today: measures and remedies.

Presentation by the Institute of Public Policy (Paul Dutronc-Postel, Joyce Sultan Parraud, Maxime Tô):

  • 50 years of gender pay inequality
  • More or less virtuous companies
  • A look back at the equality index set up by the French government to fight against inequalities

Round Table :

  • Moderated by Léa Lejeune (Economic journalist at Challenges magazine and member of the Haut Conseil à l’Egalité)

With :

  • Sophie Binet (Co-Secretary General of the UGICT-CGT)
  • Selma Mahfouz (Director of Dares)
  • Dominique Meurs (Professor at the University of Paris Nanterre and Executive Director of the Chair of Labour)
  • Marie-Pierre Rixain (LREM Member of Parliament for the 4th constituency of Essonne and bearer of the bill aiming at accelerating professional equality)
  • Alexandre Saubot (President of France Industrie)

The round table aims to discuss, on the basis of the research work presented during the day, public policies that make it possible to limit gender inequality in companies, with particular reference to the measures taken by France.

Questions (15 minutes)

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