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COVID-19 amplifies gender disparities in research

  title={COVID-19 amplifies gender disparities in research},
  author={Goran Muri{\'c} and Kristina Lerman and Emilio Ferrara},
Early evidence suggests that women, including female researchers, are disproportionately affected by the \mbox{COVID-19} pandemic, with negative consequences to their productivity. Here, we test this hypothesis by analyzing the proportion of male and female researchers that publish scientific papers during the pandemic. We use data from biomedical preprint servers and Springer-Nature journals to show that the fraction of women publishing during the pandemic drops significantly across… 

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