Gender Equality Got Worse for Women in 2017

According to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2017, the gender gap between men and women has gotten bigger—in education, health, politics and economics—for the first time since the organization began collecting the data in 2006. The report ranks 144 countries based on their progress in gender equality.

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Housing Affordability Hindering Fiscal Growth

High-productivity markets are not the key to increasing economic growth due to the lack of housing affordability. The National Bureau of Economic Research found that high-profile locations such as San Francisco, New York and San Jose are not generating the GDP growth that they should be.

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