Progressive economists sought to exclude “unfit” workers—mostly women and minorities—from the labour market.
In countries where men and women’s economic rights are equally protected under the law, women live on average about nine years longer.
Twenty countries in the world require, by law, that women obey their husbands or another male guardian.
Not surprisingly, low-ranking countries include Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar.
Universities are actually eager to increase the proportion of female professors.