The data shows that from 2009-2017, women made up only 15.8% of the finance faculty at top 100 U.S. business schools. The paper identifies three reasons for this imbalance. To read the paper and find out more, click here: Female Representation in the Academic Finance Profession
Did you know the CSWEP CeMENT mentoring workshop program for women welcomes and encourages applications from junior female financial economists? The CeMENT mentoring workshops are funded by the American Economic Association to help female junior economists overcome the tenure hurdle. The CeMENT workshop will be held … Read More
We have two exciting call for papers. One is at the NYU Stern School of Business and for anyone who is an untenured finance professor. The other is the Showcasing Women in Finance Event in Luxembourg. More information for the Women Assistant/Associate Professors of Finance Conference … Read More
The UniCredit Foundation is looking for the best paper on Gender Economics. The competition is aimed at young economists and the two best papers can win a prize reward. The submission deadline is April 30th, 2019. For more information on the requirements to take part and … Read More
“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.