#GAReads | Evidence of a Toxic Environment for Women in Economics


"Evidence of a Toxic Environment for Women in Economics":

A pathbreaking new study of online conversations among economists describes and quantifies a workplace culture that appears to amount to outright hostility toward women in parts of the economics profession.

Alice H. Wu, who will start her doctoral studies at Harvard next year, completed the research in an award-winning senior thesis at the University of California, Berkeley. Her paper has been making the rounds among leading economists this summer, and prompting urgent conversations.

Read Justin Wolfers' full article at The New York Times here…

Thanks to Anthea Roberts (@AntheaERoberts) for the heads-up!