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Women in Economics – Author Bias in Top Conferences

The University of Hohenheim celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018 with a wide range of activities – check out the program here. One exibition introduces famous women in Hohenheim. Among them is Margarete von Wrangell, the first female professor in… Continue Reading →

Are You on the Guest List? Conferences as Private Parties

Are conferences private parties, and is it worth the effort to break in? In this post, we discussed the relation between attending the right conference and subsequent publication success. Recall that attending prestigious conferences improves the likelihood of publication in… Continue Reading →

Where Should I Present My Paper? Conference Choice and Publication Success

Dissemination is a major point in resesarch. You examine a specific research question from a (you hope!) unique perspective, you get interesting results – of course you want to share this with the rest of the world! Or, at least,… Continue Reading →

Fund Investors’ Social Bias Against Foreign-Sounding Names

In previous posts (see here and here), we discussed how female and male managers may differ in their investment behavior. Today, we consider the other side: the investors. How do investors select funds to invest in? Do they base their… Continue Reading →

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