Peer review and gender bias: A study on 145 scholarly journals

@article{Squazzoni2021PeerRA,
  title={Peer review and gender bias: A study on 145 scholarly journals},
  author={F. Squazzoni and Giangiacomo Bravo and M. Farjam and A. Maru{\vs}i{\'c} and B. Mehmani and Michael Willis and Aliaksandr Birukou and Pierpaolo Dondio and F. Grimaldo},
  journal={Science Advances},
  year={2021},
  volume={7}
}
No evidence that women are penalized in peer review and editorial processes, finds study on 145 journals in multiple disciplines. Scholarly journals are often blamed for a gender gap in publication rates, but it is unclear whether peer review and editorial processes contribute to it. This article examines gender bias in peer review with data for 145 journals in various fields of research, including about 1.7 million authors and 740,000 referees. We reconstructed three possible sources of bias… Expand
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