A Historical Portrait of Female Economists' Coauthorship Networks

  title={A Historical Portrait of Female Economists' Coauthorship Networks},
  author={Erin Hengel and Sarah Louisa Phythian-Adams},
  journal={History of Political Economy},
This article describes how women have contributed to the research published in influential general interest journals between 1940 and 2019. The share of women published in these journals follows a U-shaped curve that troughs in the late 1970s—a decline possibly related to an increase in the number of papers being published as well as a rise in coauthoring. By the late 1970s and early 1980s, however, the share of women began increasing again, largely thanks to a rise in mixed-gendered papers… 

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