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Gender Equality in Regional Science

12 March 2018

Gender imbalance in academia is a widely acknowledged and hotly discussed phenomenon, across and within disciplinary fields, in increasingly aware scientific communities. It has been particularly intense in STEM fields where skewed gender ratios are perhaps most obvious. In regional science, this issue has been addressed in several instances in the past.

Simona Iammarino and Paula Prenzel of the Regional Studies Association have performed analysis of the current state of things.

This piece replicates and extends some of Faggian’s and Waldorf’s analyses by presenting a range of statistics on the role of women in regional science based on data from 2017, almost a decade later.

You can read more at the RSA Blog