Economics Is a Dismal Science for Women

Why is it that the sciences look like a feminist nirvana compared with the economics profession, which seems to have a built-in bias that prevents women from advancing? Sexist ideas and prejudices find a refuge in econ that they don’t find elsewhere in academia.

Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women

The pull of child rearing is not as strong as many believe…When high-achieving, highly educated professional women leave their jobs after becoming mothers, only a small number do so because they prefer to devote themselves exclusively to motherhood; the vast majority leave reluctantly and as a last resort, because they …

100% Talent: The Boston Women’s Compact

By signing the Compact, employers commit to accomplishing the following three goals: GOAL 1: Understand the Root Causes of the Wage Gap Employers commit to understanding the gender wage gap and the underlying causes that contribute to the gap. Examples of Potential Measures by Employer: – Management review of the …