Session 13:
Gender, Higher Education, and STEM Fields

Thursday, May 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 5-6
Fourth Floor

Chair: Kimberly Goyette, Temple University
Discussant: Kimberly Goyette, Temple University

  1. Gender Differences in Field of Study Choice Set of STEM-Bound ApplicantsSigal Alon, Tel Aviv University; Thomas A. DiPrete, Columbia University

  2. The Gender Gap in High School Physics: Examining the Context of Schools and CommunitiesChelsea Moore, University of Texas at Austin; Catherine Riegle-Crumb, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Gender, College Dropout, and the “Structural Characteristics” of STEM MajorsKimberlee A. Shauman, University of California, Davis

  4. Males' Transitions to College: Do Local Labor Markets Matter?April Sutton, University of Texas at Austin

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