Teamwork counts more for men than women
Chicago Booth Review
When an employer can’t directly observe each individual’s contribution to a team’s results, demographic characteristics may come into play and affect who gets credit.
Amy Diehl, PhD
Study compares tenure rates for economists from 1985-2014. Men & women who were mostly solo authors had similar tenure rates. Co-authored work correlated to 7.4% tenure prob for men & 4.7% for women. Credit allocation diff explains 40% of tenure gender gap.