“Nearly 100 female economists say a peer or a colleague has sexually assaulted them.” These are just some of the shocking results which came out of the survey conducted by the American Economic Association. Over 9,000 members took part in the survey which shows that more … Read More
The second conference on “Gender and career progression” will be held at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany in October 2019. The Bank of England, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank are jointly organising the conference. The … Read More
Congratulations to our AFFECT board member, Professor Francesca Cornelli, on becoming the new dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She will start her position in August and will also be the Donald P. Jacobs Chair of Finance. For more information on her, … Read More
Scholars from around the world will come together from June 30th to July 2nd, 2019 in Madison, WI to find solutions against faculty and staff misconduct. Different parties will come together to exchange ideas and knowledge and to try to find solutions. For more information, please … Read More
The article discusses the recent resignation of Roland Fryer from the AEA and suggestions on how these issues should be treated in future and what has to change so that this type of behavior is avoided. To read the full article, click here.
This article by the New York Times cited the presentation we held at our reception “Data and Drinks” at the annual meeting in Atlanta in January 2019. We are happy they used our research to explain the problem. To read the article, click here.
The 2019 ASSA is coming up in less than a month. In addition to our annual reception , “Data and Drinks”, we will also host an interesting session on Barriers to Boardrooms. We are especially proud that Cornerstone Research will be sponsoring our reception at the … Read More
Card, David et al.(2018) published a paper on their research looking at the effects the gender has on publication of economic research. There are some interesting findings when it comes to the standard of qualit of the papers. To read the full paper, click here. … Read More
The paper by Heckman and Moktan (2018) looks at the impact publishing in one of the top five journals has on the possibility of receiving tenure at one of the top 35 U.S. academic economics department has. To read the full article, click here. Source: PUBLISHING … Read More
Luigi Zingales (University of Chicago) and Kate Waldock (Georgetown) discuss the recent trial between Ravina and Columbia Business School in their podcast. To listen to the entire podcast click on the following link: Sex, Power and the Ivory Tower To find out more about the podcast, … Read More