Gendered language and the educational gender gap
Lewis Davis and
Economics Letters, 2018, vol. 168, issue C, 46-48
Languages differ in the degree to which they employ gender distinctions for nouns and pronouns. Speaking a gendered language may highlight gender roles. We find that speaking a gendered language is associated with a greater gender gap in educational attainment.
Keywords: Culture; Language; Education; Gender inequality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I24 J16 Z1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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