CSWEP: Research

Women in Economics


U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration and Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, "Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being"; March 2011

Bansak, Cynthia and Martha Starr; "Gender Differences in Predispositions towards Economics" May 2006; Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=908899

Bartlett, Robin L.; "Attracting 'Otherwise Bright Students' to Economics 101" 1995; The American Economic Review; Vol85 No 2; pp. 362 – 366

Bollinger, Christopher R, Gail Ann Mitchell Hoyt, and KimMarie McGoldrick; "Chicks Don't Dig It: Gender, Attitude and Performance in Principles of Economics Classes" September 2006; Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=931670

Blackaby, David, Alison L. Booth, and Jeff Fran, "Outside Offers and the Gender Pay Gap: Empirical Evidence from the UK" September 2002; CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3549. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=342822

Broder, Ivy; "Professional Achievements and Gender Differences Among Academic Economists" 1993; Economic Inquiry; Vol31 No 1; pp. 116

Cloutier, Norman R. and Dennis A Kaufman; "Attracting 'Otherwise Bright' Women to Economics: An Administrative Strategy for Small to Medium Size Economics Departments" November 2008; Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1305369

Thomas Cunningham, Rosemary and Madeline Zavodny; "Has Women's Participation in the AEA Meeting Risen Over Time? A Study of the 1985 and 2006 Programs" June 2008; Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1153554

Dolado, Juan, Florentino Felgueroso, and Miguel Almunia; "Do Men and Women-Economists Choose the Same Research Fields? Evidence from Top-50 Departments" November 2005; IZA Discussion Paper No. 1859

Dwyer, Mary M., Flynn, Arlene A. and Inman, Patricia S. "Differential Progress of Women Faculty: Status 1980-1990; 1991; Higher Education Handbook of Theory & Research"; VolVII; pp. 173-222.

Dynan, Karen and Elena Rouse; "The Underrepresentation of Women in Economics: A Study of Undergraduate Economics Students" 1997; The Journal of Economic Education; Vol28 No 4; pp. 350 – 368

Ferber, Marrianne; "The Study of Economics: A Feminist Critique" 1995; The American Economic Review; Vol85 No 2; pp. 357 – 361

Flynn, Patricia M. and Michael A. Quinn; "Economics: A Good Choice of Major for Future CEOs" November 2006; Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=947914

Ginther, Donna K. and Shulamit Kahn; "Women in Economics: Moving Up or Falling Off the Academic Career Ladder?” Journal of Economic Perspectives (Summer 2004) 18:3, 193-214.

Hale, Galina and Regev, Tali, "Gender Ratios at Top PhD Programs in Economics" Federal Reserve Bank, August 2011

Hansen, Lee; "The Education and Training of Economics Doctortes: Major Findings of the Executive Secretary of the American Economic Association’s Commission on Graduate Education in Economics" 1991; Journal of Economic Literature; Vol29 No 3; pg. 1054

Hartmann, Heidi; "The Economic Emergence of Women: Bergmann’s Six Commitments" 1998; Feminist Economics; Vol4 No 3; pp. 169 – 180

Hilmer, Christiana and Michael Hilmer; "Women Helping Women, Men Helping Women? Same Gender Mentoring, Initial Job Placements, and Early Career Publishing Success for Economic PhDs" May 2007; AEA Papers and Proceedings; Vol97 No 2; pp. 422 – 426

Himer, Michael and Christiana Hilmer; "Dissertation Advisors and Initial Job Placements for Economics PhD Recipients" 2007; Applied Economics Letters; Vol14; pp. 311 – 314

Jensen, Elizabeth and Ann Owen; "Why are Women Such Reluctant Economists? Evidence from Liberal Arts Colleges" May 2000; The American Economic Review; Vol90 No 2; pp. 466 – 470

Jensen, Elizabeth and Ann Owen; "Gender and Interest in Economics" 2001; The Journal of Economic Education; Vol32 No 4; pp. 323 – 343

Kahn, Shulamit; "Gender Differences in Academic Career Paths of Economists" May 1993; The American Economic Review; Vol83 No 2; pp. 52 – 56

Kahn, Shulamit; "Women in the Economics Profession" 1995; Journal of Economic Perspectives; Vol9 No 4; pp. 193 – 205

Kolpin, Van W. and Larry Singell, Jr.; "The Gender Composition and Scholarly Performance of Economics Departments: A Test for Employment Discrimination" 1996; Industrial and Labor Relations Review; Vol49 No 3; pp. 408 – 423

McDowell, John, Larry Singell, Jr., and James Ziliak; "Cracks in the Glass Ceiling: Gender and Promotion in the Economics Profession" May 1999; The American Economic Review; Vol89 No 2; pp. 392 – 396

McDowell, John, Larry Singell, Jr., and Mark Stater; "Two to Tango? Gender Differences in the Decisions to Publish and Coauthor" 2006; Economic Inquiry; Vol44 No 1; pg. 153

McDowell, John, Larry Singell, Jr., and James Ziliak; "Gender and Promotion in the Economics Profession" 2001; Industrial and Labor Relations Review; Vol54 No 2; pp. 224 – 244

Neumark, David and Rosella Gardecki; "Women Helping Women? Role-Model and Mentoring Effects on Female PhD Students in Economics" 1996; NBER Working Paper Series, Vol. w5733

Neymotin, Florence, "Women in Economics: Making Connections and Forging Ahead,"   Journal About Women in Higher Education,  NASPA, 2011 4(2), doi:10.2202/1940-7890.1122

Rask, Kevin N. and Jill Tiefenthaler; "Too Few Women? - Or Too Many Men? The Gender Imbalance in Undergraduate Economics" August 2004; Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=595222

Robb, Roberta Edgecombe and A. Leslie Robb; "Gender and the Study of Economics: The Role of Gender of the Instructor" 1999; The Journal of Economic Education; Vol30 No 1; pp. 3 – 19

Salemi, Michael and Carlie Eubanks; "Accounting for the Rise and Fall in the Number of Economics Majors with the Discouraged-Business-Major Hypothesis" 1996; The Journal of Economic Education; Vol27 No 4; pp. 350 – 361

Thilmany, Dawn; "Gender Based Differences of Performance and Pay among Agricultural Economics Faculty" 2000; Review of Agricultural Economics; Vol22 No 1; pp. 23 – 33

Xie, Yu and Kimberlee A. Shauman; "Sex Differences in Research Productivity: New Evidence about an Old Puzzle" 1998; American Sociological Review, Vo 63 No 6; pp. 847 – 870

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