There are now more women than men in the workforce, except when it comes to the richest of the rich, where men still dominate while their well-educated wives happily redecorate their homes. An excerpt from Chrystia Freeland’s new book, Plutocrats, on the strange absence of female billionaires.
Chrystia Freeland is the digital editor of Thomson Reuters, following years of service at the Financial Times both in New York and London. She was the deputy editor of Canada’s The Globe and Mail, and has reported for the Financial Times, The Economist, and the Washington Post. Freeland’s last book was Sale of a Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution. She lives in New York City.