Gender and the Dismal Science: Women in the Early Years of the Economics Profession by Ann Mari May
English | July 5th, 2022 | ISBN: 0231192908, 0231192916 | 256 pages | True EPUB | 0.76 MB
The economics profession is belatedly confronting glaring gender inequality. Women are systematically underrepresented throughout the discipline, and those who do embark on careers in economics find themselves undermined in any number of ways. Women in the field report pervasive biases and barriers that hinder full and equal participation—and these obstacles take an even greater toll on women of color. How did economics become such a boys' club, and what lessons does this history hold for attempts to achieve greater equality?