Downton Abbey Feminists

Through the women of Downton Abbey, Mary, Edith and Gwen, we can see the beginning of a feminist evolution and then revolution described by Claudia Goldin.…

Human Capital: Women in Math and Science

Reading that only 14% of all physics professors in the US are women and that US women have to demonstrate unusual grit in the classroom to succeed in math and science and pursue STEM (Science, Tech, E…

What Do Kids Cost Us?

Telling us that, “Women Still Can’t Have it All,” Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why she left her position as policy planning director for the State Department. In…

Female Human Capital

To one group of economists, oral contraception is all about human capital. 1970 appears to have been a turning point. 40 years ago, increasingly, women started entering law school, medical school and …

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