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New study suggests female economists are less likely to be tenured, compared to male peers, and women are less likely to remain in academe eight years after earning their Ph.D.s.
All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.
Market looks tight and getting worse for job seekers in English, foreign languages, history and philosophy. But a major social science field -- economics -- is doing a lot of hiring.
As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.
After the recession, tuition dollars make up a greater share of public higher education revenues than ever before, and make up a majority in half the states.
Female economists write papers that are more readable than those produced by their male counterparts but take significantly longer to get published, study finds.
Study of economics faculty members finds that men get credit where women do not.
While Ph.D.s in many fields face a tight job market, economics is thriving.
Study finds that attractive female students earn higher grades than unattractive female students do. For male students, looks don't seem to matter.
Field sees increases that not only restore levels from before the economic downturn, but far exceed them.
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