This is the third in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. A firm’s success rides heavily on the performance of its employees. It is therefore important that firms…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

In a 2009 paper, David McKenzie and coauthors Chris Woodruff and Suresh de Mel find that giving cash grants to male entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka has a positive and significant return, while giving…

Markus Goldstein |

Women are less likely to occupy the top paying jobs in developed economies, in part because they are less competitive than men. A whole series of laboratory experiments has detailed the gap in…