Survey Claims Women Economists Still Victims of Sexism in the Workplace

Women may be fearless, but they’re still discriminated against in the workplace. A new survey by the American Economic Association (AEA) reveals that the professional climate for female economists remains a bit chilly despite the strides that corporate America is making toward a more level playing field. The AEA canvassed tens of thousands of economists between year-end 2018 and early 2019, more than 9,000 of whom completed the survey. Results suggest that the field of economics has some work to do. We’re Way Behind Close to three-quarters of women economists polled have felt their work has not been taken as

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Why the Women in Blockchain Movement Makes Me Nauseous

I’m almost completely over Netlifx. As a single mother of two, that’s a pretty sad spot to be in. Netflix was basically my social life. But all this political correctness is starting to irritate me. The tidal wave of ‘strong female leads’, and the exact proportion of people of color scattered throughout their movies is not exactly subtle. And it feels just a little bit forced–which brings me to women in blockchain. Before you start to yell ‘fascist’, ‘racist’, or ‘sexist’, you should probably know I’m a female writer with Arabic roots–and also how irrelevant that is. I know how

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