An unconventional solution

On International Women’s Day, Kaspar Wansleben from the Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund explains his unconventional view on stimulating the global economy.

As caution prevails in markets around the world and fears of a global crisis resurface, discussions often focus on the best catalysts for growth. Surprisingly there is one solution which is not discussed enough, but which could have a dramatic impact. A solution which could add $12 trillion dollars to global growth. A solution which could increase many country’s GDP by more than 10%. A solution which could even diminish the world’s starving population by 100-150 million.

On International Woman’s Day, it may come as no surprise that this solution is narrowing the gender gap. Across the globe and particularly in developing countries, women are […]

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