Posts Tagged ‘gender bias’

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    Gender Issues: What If We No Longer Said “He” and “She”?

    Apr 14, 14 • 39 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Debates, Economic History, Education, Gender gap, Innovation, Labor, Lifestyle, MediaNo Comments

    In the February 10th issue of the New Yorker, I read “Pronoun Envy” by Anne Carson. Here is the beginning: Pronoun Envy “is a phrase coined by Cal Watkins of the Harvard Linguistics Department in November 1971 to disparage certain concerns...

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    Gender Issues: Is Your Alma Mater Biased?

    Sep 30, 13 • 334 Views • Education, Entertainment, Gender gap, Lifestyle, Sports, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Reminiscing during our lunch together, a female friend who attended law school during the 1970s recalled a professor starting classes with, “Good morning, gentleman.” He also seemed to enjoy saying that the women in the class were sitting in the...

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    Gender Matters

    Mar 31, 11 • 116 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Gender gap, LaborNo Comments

    For years, female musicians said that they were being treated unfairly. The problem, they claimed, was audition bias. Many more men were selected for orchestras than women. The response was that the men were better. A Harvard and Princeton study found,...