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

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  • Roberta Edgecombe Robb
  • A. Leslie Robb

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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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  • Roberta Edgecombe Robb & A. Leslie Robb, 1999. "Gender and the Study of Economics: The Role of Gender of the Instructor," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(1), pages 3-19, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:30:y:1999:i:1:p:3-19 DOI: 10.1080/00220489909595933
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    1. Watts, Michael & Bosshardt, William, 1991. "How Instructors Make a Difference: Panel Data Estimates from Principles of Economic Courses," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 73(2), pages 336-340, May.
    2. Watts, Michael & Lynch, Gerald J, 1989. "The Principles Courses Revisited," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, pages 236-241.
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    1. Taggert J. Brooks & A. Wahhab Khandker, 2002. "A Collaborative Learning Lab: Does The Form Matter?," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 20(3), pages 330-338, July.
    2. Wayne A Grove x & Stephen Wu, 2011. "Factors Influencing Student Performance in Economics: Class and Instructor Characteristics," Chapters,in: International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 33 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Kent Saunders & Phillip Saunders, 1999. "The influence of instructor gender on learning and instructor ratings," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, pages 460-473.
    4. 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, pages 7-27.
    5. 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.
    6. repec:ebl:ecbull:eb-17-00163 is not listed on IDEAS
    7. Yvonne Durham & Thomas Mckinnon & Craig Schulman, 2007. "Classroom Experiments: Not Just Fun And Games," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 45(1), pages 162-178, January.
    8. 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, pages 13-31.
    9. 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.
    10. 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, pages 28-45.

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    • A20 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - General
    • A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate

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