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Do Women shy away from Competition

@inproceedings{Vesterlund2004DoWS,
  title={Do Women shy away from Competition},
  author={Lise Vesterlund and Muriel Niederle},
  year={2004}
}
Despite sustained efforts of equal opportunities for men and women, large gender differences prevail in competitive high ranking positions. Possible explanations include discrimination, differences in human capital and preferences, which overall may make women less effective in competitive environments. In this paper we explore whether men and women have different preferences concerning self selection into competitive environments. In a laboratory experiment, we observe that women select less… 
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