More women in the workforce: Key to higher GDP in CEE

Women are underrepresented in corporate leadership across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). If 2.5 million more women joined the workforce, worked about two paid hours more per week, and landed jobs in the most productive sectors, women’s contribution to GDP could unlock as much as €146 billion in annual GDP by 2030.

Central and Eastern Europe could add 146 billion euros a year to GDP by 2030 by narrowing the gender gap.

To read the article, see “Central Europe’s great gender opportunity,” November 3, 2021.