Chris Swann reports that, yes, men have suffered 75% of the job losses in this recession. But look at the last recession: they suffered 86% of the job losses in that one. And the recession before that? More than 98% of the job losses. He concludes:
This time last year, I attended the World Business Forum at Radio City. I came away with a slight ringing in my ears and a blog entry entitled “The Parallel Universe of Leadership Events”, in which I attempted to skewer the content-free nature and general mindlessness of such things. My prize was an invite to come back this year, as part of their “Bloggers Hub“, so I could repeat the whole experience. I’m not there now, but I might pop along once or twice: it’ll be interesting to see how Paul Krugman, for one, approaches such a crowd.