Women in Economics
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1559 , Segment 3
Episode: Migrant Surge, Women in Economics, Nowruz
- Mar 22, 2021 8:00 pm
- 11:38 mins
The vast majority of economists are men, and growing evidence shows women face extra hurdles and antagonistic treatment from their male peers in pursuing academic careers in economics. How does that affect the kinds of economic policies we have in America? Alicia Sasser Modestino is an economist at Northeastern University who researches this gender gap in her field.