Post Profile






The Gender Gap in STEM is NOT What You Think

In a new NBER working paper David Card and Abigail Payne have a stunning new explanation of the gender gap in STEM at universities. The conventional wisdom is that the gender gap is about women and the forces–discrimination, sexism, parenting, aptitudes, choices; take your pick–that make women less likely to study in STEM fields. Card […] The post The Gender Gap in STEM is NOT What You Think appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
read more

share

Related Posts


“Women’s work” and the gender pay gap: How discrimination, societal norms, and other forces affect women’s occupational choices—and their pay

Business & Finance / Economics : Economic Policy Institute

Serious attempts to understand the gender wage gap should not include shifting the blame to women for not earning more. Rather, these attempts should examine where our economy provides unequal opportunities for women at every point ...

Women Are Closing The Gender Pay Gap By Working Longer Hours

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game

The male-female pay gap is a source of constant speculation. Even among full-time workers, women earn about 20% less than men. Is it choices? Discrimination? I think a big reason is the sheer volume of hours worked. In 2009, accordi...

The Vicious Cycle of the Gender Pay Gap

Business & Finance : The Curious Capitalist

The gender pay gap is a labyrinth of unconscious prejudice and blatant discrimination, a byproduct of unbalanced professional opportunities, educational prospects and deeply-entrenched societal norms. With so many forces at work, ge...

How ‘ban the box’ policies unintentionally cause discrimination against these workers

Business & Finance : The Business Desk with Paul Solman

Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters Each month, the NBER Digest summarizes several recent NBER working papers. These papers have not been peer-reviewed, but are circulated by their authors for comment and discussion. With the NBER’s bless...

Women are finally, just barely making more than 80 cents to the dollar

Business & Finance : Mashable: Business

The gender wage gap is still bad. Really, really bad.  But in news of incremental progress, women are finally earning more than 80 cents to their male peers' dollar. Specifically, women are making 80.5 cents on the dollar, the Censu...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC