NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap

Scott E. Carrell, Marianne E. Page, James E. West

NBER Working Paper No. 14959
Issued in May 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

Thanks go to USAFA personnel: J. Putnam, D. Stockburger, R. Schreiner, K. Carson and P. Egleston for assistance in obtaining the data, and to Deb West for data entry. Thanks also go to Charlie Brown, Charles Clotfelter, Caroline Hoxby, Deborah Niemeier, Kim Shauman, Catherine Weinberger and seminar participants at NBER Higher Education Working Group, PPIC, SDSU, UC Davis, UC Irvine, and UC Santa Cruz for their helpful comments and suggestions. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the USAF, DoD, the U.S. Government, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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