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Sex Differences in Research Productivity: New Evidence about an Old Puzzle

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Xie, Yu, and Kimberlee Shauman. 1998. "Sex Differences in Research Productivity: New Evidence about an Old Puzzle." American Sociological Review, 63(6): 847-870.

Numerous studies have found that female scientists publish at lower rates than male scientists. So far, explanations for this consistent pattern have failed to emerge, and sex differences in research productivity remain a puzzle.

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