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role data plays in driving progress for the world’s poorest people. Data leads to better decisions and better policies. It helps us create goals and measure progress. It enables advocacy and accountability.
Are you asking the right questions?
We like to think of data as being objective, but the answers we get are often shaped by the questions we ask. When those questions are biased, the data is too.
When such flawed data is all you have to go on, it’s easy to undervalue women’s economic activity—and difficult to measure whether women’s economic condition is improving.
What we choose to measure is a reflection of what society values. That’s why when it comes to understanding the lives of women and girls, the world can’t accept “I don’t know” as an answer.
drive more quantitative approaches to investment and portfolio management.