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Why the Economic Gender Gap Will Eventually Close

Tyler Cowen is professor of economics at George Mason University

„Debates over the supposed differences between men and women are a staple of pop culture. But two new books offer an economic look at the evidence, giving support to both pessimistic and optimistic perspectives on the direction of gender relations and the prospects for more fairness and equality.

The first book, “Why Gender Matters in Economics” (Princeton University Press, 2014) by Mukesh Eswaran, an economics professor at the University of British Columbia, draws on data from past economic studies conducted under laboratory conditions to show how gender influences financial actions and relationships.“   –   Zum Artikel:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/upshot/gauging-the-gender-gap-present-and-future.html?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3Ar%2C{%222%22%3A%22RI%3A17%22}&_r=0&abt=0002&abg=0