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Gender and the Study of Economics: The Role of Gender of the Instructor

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  • Robb, R.E.
  • Robb, A.L.

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In this paper we explore the question of whether the gender of the instructor in first year university microeconomis might play a role either in the performance of students, and espatially the performance of female students, in microeconomics, or, in the likelihood that student will continue in economics.

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Paper provided by Brock University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 1996-05.

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Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:brk:wpaper:1996-05

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Keywords: TEACHING; MICROECONOMICS;

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  1. Charles Ballard & Marianne Johnson, 2005. "Gender, Expectations, And Grades In Introductory Microeconomics At A Us University," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(1), pages 95-122.
  2. Chang Da Wan & Roland K. Cheo, 2012. "Determinants of Malaysian and Singaporean Economics Undergraduates' Academic Performance," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 11(2), pages 7-27.
  3. Alexei G. Orlov & John Roufagalas, 2012. "Performance Determinants in Undergraduate Economics Classes: The Effect of Cognitive Reflection," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 11(2), pages 28-45.
  4. John Kane & Larry Spizman, 1999. "Determinants of Student Retention of Microeconomic Concepts," Departmental Working Papers 199901, Department of Economics, SUNY-Oswego, revised 18 Mar 1999.
  5. Robin L. Bartlett & Marianne A. Ferber & Carole A. Green, 2009. "Political Orientation and the Decision to Major in Economics: Some Preliminary Observations," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 8(1), pages 13-31.
  6. Kent Saunders & Phillip Saunders, 1999. "The influence of instructor gender on learning and instructor ratings," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 27(4), pages 460-473, December.

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