Annual Lecture Series (in-person)
Lunchtime Talks (in-person)
ALS: L. Vesterlund
September 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-4
Lise Vesterlund, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
Gender Differences in Task Allocations: Cause and Effect
Women and men are shown to hold different work assignments, with women spending less time on work that advances their careers (promotable work) and more time on work that is unlikely to affect career advancement (non-promotable work). The talk reports on gender differences in behavior in settings involving competition and volunteering as contributing to differences in work assignments and explores the impact such differences have on compensation.
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