#GoodRead | When Teamwork Doesn’t Work for Women

 by ENERGY.GOV (National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition) [public domain],  via Wikimedia Commons

by ENERGY.GOV (National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition) [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"When Teamwork Doesn’t Work for Women":

Economics remains a stubbornly male-dominated profession, a fact that members of the profession have struggled to understand.

After all, if the marketplace of ideas is meant to ensure that the best ideas thrive, then this imbalance should arise only if men have better ideas than women. That implication infuriates many female economists. Now new evidence suggests that the underrepresentation of women reflects a systemic bias in that marketplace: a failure to give women full credit for collaborative work done with men.

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