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Economics Is Irredeemably Sexist

No sensible woman recognizes herself in Homo economicus, who always gets what he likes and likes what he gets.

  • Yanis Varoufakis
  • Project Syndicate

ATHENS – Economics has an intractable “women problem.”

High-school girls avoid it.

Female undergraduates abandon it.

And the problem runs deeper than the difficulty of attracting enough women to mathematics, science, and engineering.

Even women who have reached the discipline’s summit, like…

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