Gender and European Economic Policy: A Survey of the Views of European Economists on Contemporary Economic Policy

Ann Mari May, Mary G. McGarvey, David Kucera

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In this study, we survey male and female economists located at universities in the European Union to determine if there are gender differences in views on core economic principles and a wide variety of contemporary policy issues. Controlling for country of residence, degree vintage, and location of Ph.D. earned, we find statistically significant differences in views of male and female economists in all of the topic areas examined. These results lend support to the notion that gender diversity in policy-making circles may be an important aspect in broadening the menu of public policy choices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-183
Number of pages22
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2018


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  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Economics and Econometrics

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