Sciences Po, France
IZA World of Labor role
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Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, France
Labor economics, personnel economics, public policy
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
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).
Gender diversity in teams Updated
Greater representation of women may better represent women’s preferences but may not help economic performanceGhazala Azmat, May 2019Women's representation on corporate boards, political committees, and other decision-making teams is increasing, this is in part because of legal mandates. Evidence on team dynamics and gender differences in preferences (for example, risk-taking behavior, taste for competition, prosocial behavior) shows how gender composition influences group decision-making and subsequent performance. This works through channels such as investment decisions, internal management, corporate governance, and social responsibility.MoreLess