Gender Representation in Economics Across Topics and Time: Evidence from the NBER Summer Institute
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The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or the Federal Reserve System. We thank Jim Poterba and NBER staff for providing data on past Summer Institute programs, and special thanks to Alex Aminoff for merging gender identifiers to the NBER submissions data and preparing summary tabulations relating to the 2016 and 2017 meetings. We thank seminar participants in the applied microeconomics workshop at UNC-Chapel Hill and the New York Fed for many helpful comments and suggestions. In addition, special thanks to Jediphi Cabal, Linda Goldberg, Claudia Goldin, Pete Klenow, Anna Kovner, Sydney Ludvigson, and Paola Sapienza for many thoughtful suggestions. Kevin Lai provided stellar research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.