Tuesday, March 8, 2011

'Can you type?' or 'Why men dominate the economics profession!'

International Womens Day is a good day to look at the workof Elinor Ostrom the first women to win a Nobel Prize foreconomics, she had to battle to become an academic in the 1950s and 1960s.This is from her biographical paper 'A long polycentric journey'Looking for a job in the 1950s as a female andas a new college graduate was an “instructive”experience. The first question in every interviewwas

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