The Female Growth Engine Driving Emerging Markets

As emerging markets grow and develop, women are attaining higher levels of education, participating in the workforce in greater numbers, and narrowing the wage gap with men. This pattern could increase exponentially, with women’s increased purchasing power likely to help domestic personal spending become a more important component of economic growth. As emerging markets’ era of export- and manufacturing-led growth starts to fade, we explore how women can be a catalyst to drive modern, sustainable growth.