Discrimination, Binomials and Glass Ceiling Effects
We discuss dynamic models designed to describe the evolution of gender gaps deriving from the nature of the social decision processes. In particular, we study the committee choice function that maps a present committee composition to its future composition. The properties of this function and the decision mechanisms will determine the characteristics of the stochastic process that drives the dynamics over time and the long run equilibrium. We also discuss how to estimate the committee choice function parametrically and nonparametrically using conditional maximum likelihood.
KeywordsConditional nonparametric estimation Gender gap dynamics
Financial support from ME (ECO2012-35820, ECO2011-29268 and ECO2014-51914-P), the Basque Government (DEUI, IT-313-07) and UPV/EHU (UFI 11/46 BETS) is gratefully acknowledged.
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