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AFSE Committee for the Promotion of Women in Economics

Economics is the least feminized of the social sciences. This is due to a number of factors.
Numerous works within the discipline document the specific difficulties encountered by
Women in the economics profession: A new eBook).
As a result, several professional associations have taken steps to
encourage female students to take up economics studies, and help young women in the profession: Women in Economics: A new eBook.
women in the profession: Women in Economics (WinE) of the European Economics Association (EEA), the
Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) of the American Economic
Association (AEA), the CEPR Women in Economics Initiative. France is no exception to the rule.
representation of women in the discipline, which is why the Association française de sciences
a specific committee dedicated to the promotion of women in economics.
The aim is to support young women who encounter difficulties during their doctorate or
or at the start of their careers. The AFSE committee for the promotion of women in economics will help them to
access to professional networks and information to raise their profile. It
young women economists to benefit from the advice of a mentor.
mentor. It will also support events aimed at disseminating best practices and
further reflection on the subject.

Soledad Zignago, Banque de France

Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sciences Po
Annie L. Cot, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Hélène Périvier, Sciences Po
Emmanuelle Taugourdeau, Institut Polytechnique de Paris
Guillaume Vallet, Grenoble Alpes University