An uneven playing field

Reasons why the trendline for women involved in economics is flat are complex and diverse, but it is clear that the pipeline of women entering economics needs to be improved. Marianne Bertrand talks about how this could be achieved by better describing the profession, using terms that appeal to young women and girls and demonstrate the possibilities the profession offers to effect change.

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Topics:  Gender

Tags:  women, economists, economics profession, gender gap

Chris P. Dialynas Distinguished Service Professor of Economics the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

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