Research on Gender and Race in Economics
Two subcommittees of the American Economics Association are charged with addressing gender and minority group issues in the economics profession:
- The Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP)
- The Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP)
The CSMGEP oversees the American Economic Association’s Summer Program and Mentoring Program.
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Bartlett, Robin L., Marianne A. Ferber, and Carole A. Green. 2009. "The Committee on Economic Education: Its Effect on the Introductory Course and Women in Economics." Forum for Social Economics, 38 (2-3), pp.153-172.
Bhattacharjee, Subhra, Joseph A. Herriges, and Catherine L. Kling. 2007. "The Status of Women in Environmental Economics." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 1 (2), pp. 212-227.
Blackaby, David, Alison L. Booth, and Jeff Frank. 2005. "Outside Offers and the Gender Pay Gap: Empirical Evidence from the UK Academic Labour Market." Economic Journal, 115 (501), pp. F81-F107.
Colander, David and Jessica Holmes. 2007. "Gender and Graduate Economics Education in the U.S." Feminist Economics, 13 (2), pp. 93-116.
Dynan, Karen E. and Cecilia Elena Rouse. 1997. "The Underrepresentation of Women in Economics: A Study of Undergraduate Economics Students." Journal of Economic Education, 28 (4), pp. 350-368.
Hilmer, Christiana and Michael Hilmer. 2007. "Women Helping Women, Men Helping Women? Same-Gender Mentoring, Initial Job Placements, and Early Career Publishing Success for Economics Ph.D.s." American Economic Review, 97 (2), pp. 422-426.
Hopkins, Sandra. 2004. "Women in Economics Departments in Australian Universities: Is There Still a Gender Imbalance?" Economic Papers, 23(3), 201-210.
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Jonung, Christina and Ann-Charlotte Stahlberg. 2009. "Does Economics Have a Gender?" Econ Journal Watch, 6 (1), pp. 60-72.
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McDowell, John M, Larry D. Singell Jr., and James P. Ziliak. 2001. "Gender and Promotion in the Economics Profession." Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 54(2), pp. 224-244.
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Robb, Roberta E. and A. Leslie Robb. 1999. "Gender and the Study of Economics: The Role of Gender of the Instructor." Journal of Economic Education, 30 (1), pp. 3-19.
Robst, John, Jennifer VanGilder, and Solomon Polachek. 2003. "Perceptions of Female Faculty Treatment in Higher Education: Which Institutions Treat Women More Fairly?" Economics of Education Review, 22 (1), pp. 59-67.
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Van Der Burg, Brigitte, Jacques Siegers, and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer. 1998. "Gender and Promotion in the Academic Labour Market." Labour, 12 (4), pp. 701-713.
Wolfinger, Nicholas H., Mary Ann Mason, and Marc Goulden. 2009. "Stay in the Game: Gender, Family Formation and Alternate Trajectories in the Academic Life Course." Social Forces, 87 (3), pp. 1591-1621.
Agesa, Jacqueline, Maury Granger, and Gregory N. Price. 1998. "Economics Research at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Rankings and Effects on the Supply of Black Economists." Review of Black Political Economy, 25 (4), pp. 39-51.
Agesa, Jacqueline, Maury Granger, and Gregory N. Price. 2000. "Economics Faculty Research at Teaching Institutions: Are Historically Black Colleges Different?" Southern Economic Journal, 67 (2), pp. 427-447.
Peoples, James. 2009. "Minorities’ Fields of Expertise in Economics and Employment Demand in These Fields." Review of Black Political Economy, 36 (1), pp. 1-6.