Recent AFFECT News

Allocation of Talent

Throughout the last 50 years there has been a shift in the composition of highly-skilled workers. The paper, The Allocation of Talent and U.S. Economic Growth, analyses the allocation of talent and percentage... Read More

Climate Report by the AEA

The new climate report by AEA was released in September 2019. The objective is to monitor changes over time in economics. The areas of interest and focus are gender, inclusivity and work environments.... Read More

AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee) was formed as a committee of the AFA, to promote the advancement of women academics in the field of finance. Within the academic field of finance, AFFECT strives to:

  • Promote gender equality
  • Facilitate networking among women
  • Conduct research on the standing of women, and factors related to differences in the career path of men versus women
  • Provide mentoring of women

About the logo

AFFECT-logo-01-shape-75x74Our logo is inspired by the idea of the glass ceiling in the form of a “Rose Cut” gemstone in gemmology. In addition, the interconnecting lines represent the benefits of networking, across women within the profession and around the world.


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