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  author={Harriet Zuckerman and Jonathan and R. and Cole and Harriet Zuckerman},
More than 50 studies of scientists in various fields show that women publish less than men. Moreover, correlations between gender and productivity have been roughly constant since the 1920s. The existence and stability of gender differences in productivity continue to be puzzling. Drawing upon data on publications by and citations to 263 matched pairs of men and women scientists ( N = 526) who received doctorates in 1969-1 970, we examine productivity and impact over the first 12 years of… 
Gender and productivity differentials in science
An examination of gender differences in scientific productivity on a sample of 840 respondents, half the young scientific population in Croatia, shows that female scientists" publication productivity is more strongly influenced by their position in the social organization of science.
Gender and Scholarly Productivity: 1970–2000
Abstract Research on scholarly productivity in science has generally found that female scientists publish less than male scientists. The present study is based on a study of productivity in
Gender Disparities in Science? Dropout, Productivity, Collaborations and Success of Male and Female Computer Scientists
This work investigates gender-specific differences in collaboration patterns of more than one million computer scientists over the course of 47 years and explores how these patterns change over years and career ages and how they impact scientific success.
Historical comparison of gender inequality in scientific careers across countries and disciplines
A comprehensive picture of longitudinal gender differences in performance through a bibliometric analysis of academic publishing careers is offered by reconstructing the complete publication history of over 1.5 million gender-identified authors whose publishing career ended between 1955 and 2010, covering 83 countries and 13 disciplines.
Impact of family characteristics on the gender publication gap: evidence for physicists in France
ABSTRACT The publication gender gap in science has been extensively studied. Although women have been found to be less productive than men, little is known about the reasons behind gender
Does Gender Affect Scientific Productivity ?. A Critical Review of the Empirical Evidence and a Panel Data Econometric Analysis for French Physicists
The paper revisits the issue of the gender gap in scientific productivity, often referred as the “productivity puzzle” by economists and sociologists of science. After providing a critical review of
Authorship, Collaboration, and Gender: Fifteen Years of Publication Productivity in Selected Geography Journals
In academia, publication productivity, defined as the number of peer-reviewed articles published and the frequency of citations, is a primary factor in the assessment of tenure and promotion. One of
How does research productivity relate to gender? Analyzing gender differences for multiple publication dimensions
It is found that women do research and write manuscripts, but may have different publication patterns: instead of submitting to competitive journals, they may be satisfied with less-prestigious book chapters, which may be disadvantageous for women.
Gender Differences in Productivity
Since 1984, when Cole and Zuckerman referred to gender differences in productivity among academic scientists as a puzzle, sociologists have sought to explain these differences by incorporating
Sex differences in research funding, productivity and impact: an analysis of Québec university professors
Using the entire population of professors at universities in the province of Quebec (Canada), the article shows that, after they have passed the age of about 38, women receive, on average, less funding for research than men, are generally less productive in terms of publications, and are at a slight disadvantage in Terms of the scientific impact of their publications.


Productivity and Academic Position in the Scientific Career
This paper examines the interrelationship between scientific productivity and academic position, two key dimensions of the scientific career. Contrary to the results of most earlier studies, the
Early Career Determinants of Research Productivity
The publication records of 2,205 holders of the Ph.D. in sociology are examined for the period 1940-70. The predictive efficiency of six independent variables: sex, age at Ph.D., years between
The Status of Women As Students and Professionals in Political Science
What unique problems currently confront women eager to pursue careers in the discipline of political science? This question was a central one for the Association's Committee on the Status of Women,
Scientific Productivity, Sex, and Location in the Institution of Science
  • B. Reskin
  • Economics
    American Journal of Sociology
  • 1978
Regression analyses document sex differences in the determinants of productivity, with women's productivity more responsive than men's to prestigious postdoctoral fellowships, employment in ternure-track university position, and collegial recognition.
Productivity and Reproductivity: Fertility and Professional Achievement among Research Scientists
Data for a group of research chemists are examined to test the hypothesis that marital fertility is associated with lower levels of research productivity and to assess the extent to which the
Productivity and scholarly impact (citations) of British, Canadian, and U.S. departments of psychology (1975).
The psychology departments at 180 universities in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States were evaluated in terms of their productivity and the impact of their scholarly research. The 1975
Family Size, Satisfaction, and Productivity in Dual-Career Couples
Responses by 196 couples—in which both spouses were members of the American Psychological Association—to a series of questions regarding domestic satisfaction, job satisfaction, and productivity were
Men and women academics: An Anglo-American comparison of subject choices and research activity
In both the U.S. and the U.K. women academics are concentrated in certain subject fields. There is considerable similarity between the two countries in this respect: women are found in relatively
Sex Discrimination among University Teachers: A British-American Comparison
In recent years great concern has been expressed in the United States about opportunities for women in the universities and this has led both to government intervention and to internal measures to
Modeling the Earnings and Research Productivity of Academic Economists
Our model of the earnings process contains (1) a job-quality equation which describes the type of academic job one obtains; (2) a research-output equation; and (3) an earnings equation, in which