NEWS BRIEFS: Job-Related Economics Website Includes “Bigoted Content (that) Makes Women and Nonwhite Economists Feel Unwelcome,” Researcher Says

The website, Economics Job Market Rumors, is known for its toxic content. An academic paper on the content and posting sources was presented on Thursday. The study was written by Florian Ederer, a management professor at Boston University; Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, a finance professor at the Yale School of Management; and Kyle Jensen, an associate dean at Yale University. Many toxic posts were traced to IP addresses at top-tier American universities. Read more here.

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