Sexism in economics

Economics has the lowest proportion of women relative to other social sciences. Nevertheless even leading women economists are referred to as wives or second authors even when they are renowned experts and lead authors.

“The accumulation of these slights suggests that even the world’s best female economists are given second billing too often.”

The New York Times

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/11/12/upshot/even-famous-female-economists-get-no-respect.html?smid=fb-share&referer=&utm_content=buffer0bc59&utm_medium=social&utm_source=plus.google.com&utm_campaign=buffer//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js

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