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On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers' Stereotypical Biases

Victor Lavy, Edith Sand

NBER Working Paper No. 20909
Issued in January 2015

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We thank the Education Department of Tel-Aviv-Yafo Municipality and Yossef Shub, the CEO of Optimal Scheduling Systems, for making the data available for this study, Israel’s Ministry of Education for allowing restricted access to secondary schooling data in the Ministry online protected research lab, and Israel’s National Insurance Institute (NII) for allowing restricted access to post-secondary schooling and economic and social outcomes data at adulthood in the NII protected research lab. We benefitted from comments and suggestions from Naomi Hausman, Yoram Mayshar, Analia Schlosser, Moshe Shayo, Sarit Weisburd, Assaf Zussman, and participants in several seminars. The first author acknowledges financial support from the European Research Council through ERC Advance Grant 323439. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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