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Subfield prestige and gender inequality in computing

  title={Subfield prestige and gender inequality in computing},
  author={Nicholas LaBerge and Kenneth Hunter Wapman and Allison C. Morgan and Sam Zhang and Daniel B. Larremore and Aaron Clauset},
Women and people of color remain dramatically underrepresented among computing faculty, and improvements in demographic diversity are slow and uneven. Effective diversification strategies depend on quantifying the correlates, causes, and trends of diversity in the field. But field-level demographic changes are driven by subfield hiring dynamics because faculty searches are typically at the subfield level. Here, we quantify and forecast variations in the demographic composition of the subfields of… 

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