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Gender Diversity and Beyond in Corporate Finance: Where Do We Stand?

Sonia Falconieri, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London, UK, , Maimuna Akter, School of Business Administration, Gonzaga University, USA,
Suggested Citation
Sonia Falconieri and Maimuna Akter (2023), "Gender Diversity and Beyond in Corporate Finance: Where Do We Stand?", Review of Corporate Finance: Vol. 3: No. 1–2, pp 1-33.

Publication Date: 31 May 2023
© 2023 S. Falconieri and M. Akter
Corporate,  Organizational Behavior,  Management structure, governance and performance
JEL Codes: G30, M14
Board of directorsgender diversityperformancemisconductinnovation


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In this article:
Introduction and Regulatory Framework 
Gender Diversity and Firm’s Performance 
Gender Diversity and Corporate Policies 
Gender Diversity and C.S.R. 
Diversity and Spillover Effects 


We review the most recent contributions to the literature on the role of diversity in corporate finance. We focus on gender diversity but also includes various other dimensions of diversity, and analyses its impact on different aspects of corporate life, including performance, CSR strategy and corporate policies. We include the papers that are collected in this special issue which contribute to further advancing our understanding of the benefits of diversity for corporations. We conclude with some suggested avenues for future research.



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