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Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding   Leave a comment

coding womenLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/10/17/356944145/episode-576-when-women-stopped-coding

Summary: How did women go from being the pioneers of the coding industry to… the sidelines? The answer directly relates to the number of women studying computer science, and what happened in 1984 to change everything. A factor, as it turns out, is the marketing ploys aimed at women.

Original Air Date: October 17, 2014

Length: 17 minutes 12 seconds

 

For Ethiopian Women, Construction Jobs Offer A Better Life   Leave a comment

ethiopia-women-construction3Link: http://www.wbur.org/npr/207858449/for-ethiopian-women-construction-jobs-offer-a-better-life

Summary: Discusses the impacts on women and on various markets in Ethiopia as women enter the construction industry.  Example of gender pay gap.

Length: 7:49 min

Original air date: August 7, 2013

Posted August 12, 2013 by audioecon in Developing economies, Labor market economics, Shortage

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