Teaching Accreditation Exams Reveal Grading Biases Favor Women in Male-Dominated Disciplines in France

Discrimination against women is seen as one of the possible causes behind their underrepresentation in certain STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects. We show that this is not the case at the competitive exams used to recruit almost all French secondary and postsecondary t...

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Volume: 10079
Main Author: Breda, Thomas
Hillion, Melina
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2016
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10079
Data of publication: 2016
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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