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A Gender Comparison of Economists' Publications

By E. Bruce Hutchinson, Marc A. Loizeaux, Leila J. Pratt and Stephanie Smullen


An ordered probit model is used to examine the impact of gender and the quality of the PhD g ranting in stitution o n the publication r ecord of m ale an d f emale economists who received t heir doctorate i n 1985. This analysis indicates th at men an d women have different publ ication pa tterns regardless of where t hey r eceived t heir P hD and t hat the quality of t he P hD granting institution has n o m easurable effect o n an individual's publication record.gender, ordered probit model, journal publications

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