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Volume 5, Issue 2, May 2008

In this issue:

Welcome to the May 2008 issue of Econ Journal Watch. EJW is a triannual peer-reviewed journal for scholarly commentary on academic economics.


Investigating the Apparatus

Why Few Women in Economics? Christina Jonung and Ann-Charlotte Ståhlberg show that women are under-represented in economics in five countries and discuss explanations. Commentaries are provided by Ann Mari May, Deirdre McCloskey, Catherine Hakim, John Johnson, and Garett Jones.

Character Issues

Honestly, Who Else Would Fund Such Research? Michael Marlow reflects on biases in smoking research.

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