Tag: Academic

  • Gender Stereotypes in Educational Reference Letters

    In new analysis, Markus Eberhardt, Giovanni Facchini, and Valeria Rueda delve into a novel database comprising 12,000 reference letters, which have been written in assist of greater than 3,700 candidates making use of for educational job positions in economics in the UK. Their evaluation uncovers a pervasive disparity in the way in which female and…

  • Discrimination within the Formation of Tutorial Networks at #EconTwitter

    In a discipline experiment performed with economists on Twitter, the authors discover that customers who’re identifiable as white, girls, and PhD college students affiliated with “top-ten” universities usually tend to obtain follow-backs. Skilled networks are vital determinants of labor market outcomes, particularly in academia, the place collaboration is essential. Nonetheless, people’ entry to formal and…

  • Waning Tutorial Freedom Curtails Innovation

    In new analysis, David Audretsch, Christian Fisch, Chiara Franzoni, Paul P. Momtaz, and Silvio Vismara discover that the decline of educational freedom over the past decade has had a deleterious influence on innovation, as measured by the amount and high quality of latest patents. In keeping with Michael Polyani, tutorial freedom is characterised by “the…