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Jan 19, 2018
New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

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January 19, 2018

New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

January 12, 2018

President resigns; report says accused professor was unprofessional and inappropriate but didn't break the law or university rules; many students and faculty members remain angry. Accused professor responds.

January 11, 2018

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

December 19, 2017

Study finds that men speak twice as often as women do at colloquiums, a difference that can't be explained away by rank, speaker pool composition or women's interest in giving talks.

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

July 6, 2017

New paper explains effort to fight gender bias in political science, and, perhaps, in other disciplines as well.

May 1, 2017

New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

April 12, 2017

New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.

November 20, 2015

Women's studies scholars object to professional association's new stance on representation from women's centers workers.

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