chart of companies run by women vs. male namesMore large companies run by men called John and David than women of any name

Inspired by a recent report that calculated that there are more men named John, Robert, William or James than there are women on the boards of large companies, an economist at the New York Times has applied this index to a variety of institutional contexts.

On Feministing.And the second image from the NYT.: Ratio of the number of men named James, Robert, John or William to the number of women in key decision-making roles.You read it here first! (Sort of.)