Sciences Po, France
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Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, France
Labor economics, personnel economics, public policy
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Specialist Adviser to the British House of Commons, "Women and Equalities Committee," for their inquiry on the Gender Pay Gap
Associate Professor, Queen Mary University of London, UK, 2012–2018; Associate Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, 2012–2013; Assistant Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2006–2012
PhD, London School of Economics, 2006
“Gender gaps in unemployment rates in OECD countries.” Journal of Labor Economics 24:1 (2006): 1–38 (with M. Güell and A. Manning).
“The impact of gender composition on team performance and decision-making: Evidence from the field.” Management Science 58:1 (2012): 78–93 (with J. Apesteguia and N. Iriberri).
“Gender and the labor market: What have we learnt from field and lab experiments.” Labour Economics 30 (2014): 32–40 (with B. Petrongolo).
“Gender differences in response to big stakes.” Journal of the European Economic Association 14:6 (2016): 1372–1400 (with C. Calsamiglia and N. Iriberri).
“Gender gaps in performance: Evidence from young lawyers.” Journal of Political Economy 125:5 (2017): 1306–1355 (with R. Ferrer).
Greater representation of women on decision-making teams may better represent women’s preferences but may not help economic performanceGhazala Azmat, May 2014Women’s representation on corporate boards, political committees, and other teams is increasing, in part because of legal mandates. Understanding the effects of gender diversity in terms of economic performance is important to assess the impact of these changes. Data on team dynamics and gender differences in preferences (risk-taking behavior, taste for competition, prosocial behavior) show how gender composition influences group decision-making and subsequent performance through channels such as investment decisions, internal management, corporate governance, and social responsibility.MoreLess