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Why aren't female economists being recognised?

An office worker with a shopping bag is reflected on the roof of a building in central Sydney February 5, 2013. Picture rotated 180 degrees. Australia's central bank kept its main cash rate steady at a record-matching low of 3.0 percent on Tuesday, a widely expected decision given how the global background had brightened since its last easing in December. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1E9250X6201

In 2016, less than 15% of all economics professors were women. Image: REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Michael E. Rose
PhD Candidate in Economics, University of Cape Town
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