Gender in the Economics Profession

Below is a compiled list of research and reference materials focussing on the issue of gender in the economics profession.
The list is also available in Excel format.

Women in the Economics Profession Kahn, Shulamit Fall 2015
Promotion in Academia
Women in Economics: Moving Up or Falling Off the Academic Career Ladder Ginther, Donna K; Kahn, Shulamit Summer 2004
Gender and Promotions: Evidence from Academic Economists in France Bosquet, Clement; Combes, Pierre-Philippe; Garcia-Penalosa, Cecilia November 2017
Gender Promotion Differences in Economics Departments in Japan: A Duration Analysis Takahashi, Ana Maria; Takahashi, Shingo September 2015
Cracks in the Glass Ceiling: Gender and Promotion in the Economics Profession McDowell, John M.; Singell, Larry D.; Ziliak, James P. May 1999
Gender and Promotion in the Economics Profession McDowell, John M.; Singell, Larry D. Jr.; Ziliak, James P. January 2001
What is Discrimination? Gender in the American Economic Association, 1935-2004 Donald, Stephen G.; Hamermesh, Daniel S. September 2006
Is There Gender Discrimination in Named Professorships? An Econometric Analysis of Economics Departments in the US South Mixon, Franklin G. Jr; Trevino, Len J. 2005
Gender Composition
Gender Ratios at Top PhD Programs in Economics Hale, Galina; Tali, Regev March 2014
Diversity in the Economics Profession: A New Attack on an Old Problem Bayer, Amanda; Rouse, Cecilia Elena Fall 2016
The Position of Women in UK Academic Economics Booth, Alison L.; Burton, Jonathan; Mumford, Karen June 2000
Reaching the Top? On Gender Balance in the Economics Profession Jonung, Christina; Stahlberg, Ann-Charlotte May 2008
Are Men and Women-Economists Evenly Distributed Across Research Fields? Some New Empirical Evidence Dolado, Juan J.; Felgueroso, Florentino; Almunia, Miguel 2012
Has Women’s Participation in the AEA Meeting Risen over Time? A Study of the 1985 and 2006 Programs Cunningham, Norman R.; Zavodny, Rosemary; Zavodny, Madeline June 2008
Are All Economics Graduate Cohorts Created Equal? Gender, Job Openings, and Research Productivity Conley, John P.; Onder, Ali Sina; Torgler, Benno March 2016
The Gender Composition and Scholarly Performance of Economics Departments Kolpin, Van W; Singell, Larry D, Jr April 1996
Gender Differences in Research Patterns Among PhD Economists Barbezat, Debra A. Summer 2006
Determinants of Scholarly Productivity Among Male and Female Economists Maske, Kellie L.; Durden, Garey C.; Gaynor, Patricia E. October 2003
Career Path Decisions
Gender Differences in Academic Career Paths of Economists Kahn, Shulamit May 1993
Gender Differences in First Jobs for Economists McMillen, Daniel P; Singell, Larry D, Jr January 1994
Gender Differences in Ph.D. Economists’ Careers Singell, Larry D. Jr; Stone, Joe A.
Professional Achievements in Academia
Professional Achievements and Gender Differences Among Academic Economists Broder, Ivy E. January 1993
The Status of Women in Environmental Economics Bhattacharjee, Subhra; Herriges, Joseph A.; Kling, Catherine L. Summer 2017
Entry Level Salaries of Academic Economists: Does Gender or Age Matter? Formby, John P.; Gunther, William D.; Sakano, Ryoichi 1993
Gender Based Differences of Performance and Pay among Agricultural Economics Faculty Thilmany, Dawn Summer 2000
Gender Stereotyping
Gender Stereotyping in Academia: Evidence from Economics Job Wu, Alice H. August 2017
Publishing While Female: Are Women Held to Higher Standards? Evidence from Peer Review Hengel, Erin August 2018
A Comparison of the Publications of Female and Male Economists Fish, Mary; Gibbons, Jean D. Winter 1989
Two to Tango? Gender Differences in the Decisions to Publish and Coauthor McDowell, John; Singell, Larry, Jr.; Stater, Mark January 2006
Representations of Men and Women in Introductory Economics Textbooks Stevenson, Betsey; Zlotnick, Hanna May 2018
Toward a Greater Integration of Gender in Economics Berneria, Lourdes 1995
Report of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession Fraumeni, Barbara M. May 2006
The Study of Economics: A Feminist Critique Ferber, Marianne A. May 1995
Women Helping Women? Role-Model and Mentoring Effects on Female Ph.D. Students in Economics Neumark, David; Gardecki, Rosella August 1996
Women Helping Women, Men Helping Women? Same-Gender
Mentoring, Initial Job Placements, and Early Career Publishing
Success for Economics PhDs
Hilmer, Christiana; Hilmer, Michael May 2007
Interest, Preceptions, and Expectations
An Economist’s Explanation of the Low Proportion of Women in the Economics Profession Hughes, Helen
The Underrepresentation of Women in Economics: A Study of Undergraduate Economics Students Dynan, Karen E.; Rouse, Cecilia Elena Fall 1997
The Role of Grade Sensitivity in Explaining the Gender Imbalance in Undergraduate Economics Rask, Kevin; Tiefenthaler, Jill December 2008
Pedagogy, Gender, and Interest in Economics Jensen, Elizabeth J.; Owen, Ann L. Fall 2001
Gender Differences in Predispositions towards Economics Banksak, Cynthia; Starr, Martha May 2006
A Discrete-Time Hazard Analysis of the Role of Gender in Persistence in the Economics Major Chizmar, John F. Spring 2000
Male-Female Differences in Economic Education: a Survey Siegfried, John J. Spring 1979
Why Are Women Such Reluctant Economists? Evidence from Liberal Arts Colleges Jensen, Elizabeth J.; Owen, Ann L. May 2000
Gender and the Study of Economics: The Role of Gender of the Instructor Robb, Roberta E.; Robb, A. Leslie Winter 1999
Gender, Expectations, and Grades in Introductory Microeconomics at a US University Ballard, Charles; Johnson, Marianne March 2005
Gender Differences in Economics Lim, Siew; Wachenheim, Cheryl; Roberts, David; Burbidge, Linda; Jackson, Jeremy December 2014
The Economics Student Reexamined: Male-Female Differences in Comprehension Lumsden, Keith G.; Scott, Alex Fall 1987