Gender Inequality

Women are "hardworking", men are "brilliant": Economics job market

Female candidates are significantly more likely to be associated with ‘grindstone’ terms, over ability terms. Image: UNSPLASH/

Markus Eberhardt

Associate professor of Economics, Nottingham University

Giovanni Facchini

Professor of Economics, Nottingham University

Valeria Rueda

Assistant Professor, Nottingham University

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A chart showing the relationship between language and professions.
'Figure 1 - Correspondence between authors' categories and ‘wisdom of the crowd’' Image: Vox EU

A chart showing the baseline regression results of gender bias in language.
'Figure 2 - Baseline regression results' Image: Vox EU
A chart showing estimate of results of writers fixed effects in biased language.
'Figure 3 - Regressions with fixed effects' Image: Vox EU


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