Indiana University SPEA Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy University of Pennsylvania AIR American University

Panel: Factors in STEM Workforce Occupational Choices
(Science and Technology)

Thursday, November 12, 2015: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Grenada (Hyatt Regency Miami)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Jessica K. Rider, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Panel Chairs:  Nagla'a El-Hodiri, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Discussants:  Lindsay Read, Mathematica

Good Moves: Gender and Race Differences in Academic Mobility in the Sciences and Social Sciences
Shulamit Khan, Boston University and Donna Ginther, University of Kansas

Labor Supply of Highly Educated Dual-Career Couples: An Example from Biomedical Researchers
Ana Montalvo, U.S. Census Bureau and Misty L. Heggeness, National Institutes of Health

This panel will include presentations regarding four papers pertaining to gender diversity in STEM fields. Topics include evidence concerning why women exit STEM fields, STEM labor supply, a review a of federal grant making to female researchers in STEM, and possible federal actions to increase women's participation in STEM.
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