In this paper, they design an experiment comparing the Iterative Deferred Acceptance mechanism under parallel markets introduced by Manjunath and Turban (2016, https://bit.ly/3cKsoFv) to the classic Deferred Acceptance mechanism with both divided and unified markets. (2/2)
Don't miss a recent article in Games and Economic Behavior by our CRC member Rustamdjan Hakimov (University of Lausanne @WZB_berlin) with Mustafa Oguz Afacan (Sabancı University), Piotr Evdokimov (@HSE_eng), & @bertanturhan (@IowaStateU): https://bit.ly/3vfhmhO (1/2)
3) These early differences in preferences and beliefs explain more of the gaps in high school sorting than other candidate variables. High school sorting then explains a large portion of the gender difference in college majors. (6/6)
On the other hand, girls achieve higher language test scores by 3rd grade and are more likely to take advanced language courses by 7th grade. (5/6)
While there is no gender gap in 3-8th grade math test scores, girls are less likely to report liking math, finding math easy, or being good at math than boys with the same math scores. (4/6)
They focus on three findings. 1) Women are less likely to select STEM courses in high school despite equal or better prior preparation. 2) There are important gender differences in preferences and beliefs, even conditional on ability. (3/6)
In their article (@AEAjournals), @gregveramendi with @FialaLenka, @john_eric, Juanna Schrøter Joensen, @uditikarna, and @Econ_4_Everyone leverage data from Sweden & Chicago to shed more light on this issue: (2/6)
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How Early Adolescent Skills and Preferences Shape Economics Education Choices
(May 2022) - Leveraging data from Sweden and Chicago, we study the educational pipeline for science, technology, eng...
Women remain underrepresented in STEM and math-intensive fields such as economics, particularly in more advanced degrees. What drives this gender gap, and when do the determinants arise? (1/6)
Congratulations to Dr. Pauline Vorjohann! We wish you much success at the University of Exeter.
🥳Congratulations to Dr. Pauline Vorjohann who defended her thesis.
Pauline is a micro theorist / behavioral economist and now holds a tenure-track position at the University of Exeter. @HumboldtUni @UofEBusiness @steffenhuck @RationalityCRC