Should-Read: What you see depends on where you look from. I would not say that economics has covered itself with glory in taking a true 360-degree view of the situation. And Bridget has put her finger on one reason why: Bridget Ansel: The gender gap in economics has ramifications far beyond the ivory tower: “Given the extent to which every individual’s life is intertwined with the economy…

…the need to increase diversity in economics is not just about fairness or productivity within the ivory tower. It affects whether and how the needs of everyone—and not just certain groups—are reflected in our understanding of the economy and accounted for in our national policies…

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