Gender diversity, central banks and monetary policy

Partagez cette page : The Financial Times in 2018 writes “Where are all the female economists?”, a legitimate question considering a cross-country evidence of the underrepresentation of women as careers in economics advance. In the US, the share of female full and associate professors has been hovering around 13% and 23%, respectively (Lundberg and Stearns, 2018). In European institutions these numbers are slightly better, 22% and 32.5%, respectively (Auriol, Friebel and Wilhel, 2019). In this front, the economics profession seems to be left behind relative both to the overall population and to other academic disciplines including the sciences and...

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