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It’s Way Less Fun to Pick Apart Amusing Findings, Voting Preferences Edition…

August 4th, 2016 · 5 Comments
Fun With Data · Gender · Politics

Okay, you guys, I know as well as anyone else how entertaining it is to see a reported research result that is hilariously eye-roll inducing. Case in point: Even the Thought of Earning Less than Their Wives Changes How Men Behave by Dan Cassino Masculinity is a fragile thing. Volumes of research in sociology and […]

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Gender Pay Research, Now With More Stick Figures…

August 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment
Gender · Graphic Content

You know, what I’ve always said about the gender wage gap discussion is that it needs more stick figures… The truth about the gender wage gap by Sarah Kliff on August 1, 2016 Nearly 10,000 people graduated with MBAs from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business between 1990 and 2006. In 2009, three economists […]

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The Gender Wage Gap Is Still Hard, Now With More Boston Globe…

January 27th, 2015 · 4 Comments
Gender · Policy

You all seemed to like the conversation about the gender wage gap after Obama’s State of the Union address, so I put together something a bit more formal for the Boston Globe. (sidenote: I am strangely fascinated by the graphic used for that article- it’s very Beatles-esque trippy, as in “picture yourself in a bot […]

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Correcting The State Of The Union, Gender Edition…

January 21st, 2015 · 15 Comments

I suppose that should technically read “Correcting The State Of The Union Address,” since I make no claims as to my ability to fix all of the nonsense that is currently going in the U.S. Anyway, I of course had a number of (usually nitpicky) objections regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address last […]

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Random Link: Where Are The Female Economics Bloggers?

March 27th, 2011 · 20 Comments
Fun With Math · Gender · Random Links

That’s the question that Matthew Kahn poses in The Christian Science Monitor: There are 39 women who rank in the top 1000 and 0 of them blog. Contrast that with the men. Consider the top 100 men. In this elite subset; at least 8 of them blog. Consider the men ranked between 101 and 200. […]

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Comparative Advantage And Gains From Trade, Feminazi Edition…

March 17th, 2010 · 27 Comments
Econ 101 · Gender

A few months back, decided to spin off its blog for female-centric issues, XX Factor, into its own standalone online publication. Well, that didn’t work so well, so XX Factor is back under the Slate hierarchy. I feel like I am beginning to understand why. So, in case it wasn’t obvious, I am in […]

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