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American Economic Association Names Bronwyn Hall a 2024 Distinguished Fellow

American Economic Association Names Bronwyn Hall a 2024 Distinguished Fellow

Dr. Hall is a professor emerita of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, where she taught for nearly four-decades. She has conducted extensive research on patents, patent citations, the relationship between research and development and productivity, and the econometrics of firm-level microdata

Louise Richardson Will Be the First Woman to Lead Oxford University

Louise Richardson Will Be the First Woman to Lead Oxford University

Irish-born Louise Richardson, who earned two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in the United States, will become the first woman to lead the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Study Estimates the Economic and Social Cost of Domestic Violence Worldwide

Study Estimates the Economic and Social Cost of Domestic Violence Worldwide

A new study by scholars at Stanford University and Oxford University has determined that nine times as many people throughout the world are killed by domestic violence than are killed in civil wars but little foreign aid is focused on the issue of domestic violence.

Fourteen Women Win Rhodes Scholarships

Fourteen Women Win Rhodes Scholarships

Since women were first included in 1976, there have been only four times, the last being in 2011, when women outnumbered men among the American Rhodes Scholars selected in that particular year. This year there are 14 women and 18 men.

The First Woman President of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

The First Woman President of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Heather Wilson is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and was a Rhodes Scholar, earning a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in international relations at Oxford University.

Women Outnumber Men in Rhodes Scholarships

Women Outnumber Men in Rhodes Scholarships

It is only the fourth time that women have outnumbered men.