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Gender Gap and Multiple Choice Exams in Public Selection Processes


  • J.I. Conde-Ruiz
  • J.J. Ganuza
  • M. García


En el presente trabajo se investiga la posible existencia y la importancia práctica de un sesgo de género ligado a la diferente aversión al riesgo de hombres y mujeres en las pruebas de acceso al programa MIR (Medico Interno Residente) que culmina el proceso de formación de los médicos españoles

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  • J.I. Conde-Ruiz & J.J. Ganuza & M. García, 2020. "Gender Gap and Multiple Choice Exams in Public Selection Processes," Studies on the Spanish Economy eee2020-07, FEDEA.
  • Handle: RePEc:fda:fdaeee:eee2020-07

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    1. P. Beneito & J. E. Boscá & J. Ferri & M. García, 2018. "Women across Subfields in Economics: Relative Performance and Beliefs," Working Papers 2018-06, FEDEA.
    2. Nagore Iriberri & Pedro Rey-Biel, 2019. "Competitive Pressure Widens the Gender Gap in Performance: Evidence from a Two-stage Competition in Mathematics," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 129(620), pages 1863-1893.
    3. María Paz Espinosa & Javier Gardeazabal, 2013. "Do Students Behave Rationally in Multiple Choice Tests? Evidence from a Field Experiment," Journal of Economics and Management, College of Business, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, vol. 9(2), pages 107-135, July.
    4. Evren Ors & Frédéric Palomino & Eloïc Peyrache, 2013. "Performance Gender Gap: Does Competition Matter?," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 31(3), pages 443-499.
    5. Pekkarinen, Tuomas, 2015. "Gender differences in behaviour under competitive pressure: Evidence on omission patterns in university entrance examinations," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 115(C), pages 94-110.
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