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Leaks in the pipeline: Separating demographic inertia from ongoing gender differences in academia

Shaw, Allison K; Stanton, Daniel


Identification of the causes underlying the under-representation of women and minorities in academia is a source of ongoing concern and controversy. This is a critical issue in ensuring the openness and diversity of academia; yet differences in personal experiences and interpretations have mired it in controversy. We construct a simple model of the academic career that can be used to identify general trends, and separate the demographic effects of historical differences from ongoing biological...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0822


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