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Does a gender disparity exist in academic rank? Evidence from an Australian university

Cooray, Arusha; Verma, Reetu; Wright, Lynne


Employing a unique administrative data set on academics from the University of Wollongong (UOW), we investigate if women are under-represented in academic rank, taking into account information on personal characteristics, job characteristics, education and productivity. The results suggest that males have a significant advantage in rank attainment. The possession of a PhD, the number of years of experience and the number of journal articles, books, book chapters, competitive grants and ERA A*...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Economics
DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2014.904496


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