For Women in Economics, the Hostility Is Out in the Open

February 23, 2021
The American Economic Association conference

The New York Times

Alicia Sasser Modestino discusses her latest research about gender bias in the field of economics, presenting evidence 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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