Economic Opportunity

2020 Mar 12

Understanding Gender and Leadership: How Do Characteristics of Women’s Social Networks Shape Leadership at Work?

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Hosted Online

Tracy L. Dumas, Associate Professor, Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.

In this study we explore the relationship between gender and leadership by examining characteristics of men’s and women’s social networks and how these characteristics shape the individual’s ability to demonstrate leadership behaviors in the workplace. Although existing research suggests that women may have unique strengths when it comes to leadership, these...

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2020 Feb 27

The Organizational Bases of Racial Discrimination

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

David Pedulla, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Stanford University.

A significant body of social science research provides compelling evidence that hiring discrimination persists against African Americans. Yet, scholarship in this area has left open important questions about the organizational features that may exacerbate or mitigate discrimination at the hiring interface. In this talk, which draws...

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Logan Berg

WAPPP Fellow

Logan Berg is a Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at the Harvard Kennedy School. She collaborates with Hannah Riley Bowles on her work...

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S Anukriti

S Anukriti

Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College
Research Affiliate at the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA), and a Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University
WAPPP Fellow

S Anukriti is an economist whose research examines how economic outcomes are shaped by social norms and public policy. Her research interests lie in the fields of development economics, demography, political economy, and the economics of gender.

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