During presentations, women economists interrupted, questioned more than men, study finds

March 5, 2021


This article discusses recent research by WAPPP Fellow Alicia Sasser Modestino about gender bias in the field of economics. Her findings suggest that women and men are treated differently when conducting research presentations, with women being more likely than men to receive patronizing and hostile audience questions. These findings suggest one potential reason as to why women are underrepresented in the field.

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