Women a 'distinct minority' among wealthiest in the UK

Women a 'distinct minority' among wealthiest in the UK
 

There are very few women among the richest people in the UK and other OECD countries, according to a report published by the London School of Economics.
Out of the wealthiest 53,000 people in the UK in 2013, only 9% were women.
The report examined tax data from OECD countries where couples made separate tax returns.
It said a wealth "glass ceiling" appeared to exist, with women a distinct minority of the very wealthy.
A co-author of the report, Alessandra Casarico, said women were "rarer the higher one climbs".
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27 September 2016 in Business, Views: 53
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