Few Women in the Room at BOJ Meetings Runs Counter to Abe Pledge

  • Minutes of sessions show men also dominate at BOK, ECB and BOE
  • Federal Reserve has higher number of women participants

Sayuri Shirai.

Photographer: Junko Kimura/Bloomberg

Amid the details of monetary policy votes, one fact emerges from the records of recent meetings at major central banks including the Bank of Japan: Few women are in the room.

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