Gender-specific patterns in patenting and publishing

  title={Gender-specific patterns in patenting and publishing},
  author={Rainer Frietscha and Inna Hallerb and Melanie Vrohlingsb and Hariolf Gruppa and rainer. frietsch},
  • Rainer Frietscha, Inna Hallerb, +2 authors rainer. frietsch
  • Published 2009
Measuring the output of men and women in science and technology has previously been mostly restricted to case studies or small-scale surveys. Based on an analysis of patent and publication databases, this paper applies a methodology to systematically assign the gender to the names of inventors and authors. The method is applied to 14 countries. The results of this investigation reveal substantial differences across countries in terms of women's relative contribution1 to science and technology… CONTINUE READING

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