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Q & A with Claudia Goldin: Why Not More Women in Economics?

  • Tue, May 29 2007

On April 29th, 2007, the American Academy of Political and Social Science inducted new Fellows for 2007, including: Claudia Goldin, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Robert Keohane, Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University, Robert J. Sampson, Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, and Shelley Taylor, Professor of Psychology at UCLA. Following are excerpts from a Q & A exchange with Fellows. Marina Halac, AAPSS Graduate Fellow, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley: "Women's representation in the social sciences has increased dramatically since the 1970s. In economics, however, this growth has been less pronounced. Moreover, the last Committee…

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