Women See Job Advancement as Less Desirable

This article was originally posted on RealClearScience.

Quite rightly, our society identifies sources of disparity and works to eliminate them. One such disparity is the relative lack of women in top jobs, such as CEOs and professorships. There are multiple reasons for this, but the only politically correct one is discrimination. The data, however, often point to different conclusions. For instance, in April of this year, PNAS released a study that showed that women were preferred 2-to-1 in academic science jobs. Continue reading