Wayward Sons: The Emerging Gender Gap in Labor Markets and Education
David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

In this April, 2014 seminar, Visiting Scholar David Autor presents his new work about the difference in achievement and other outcomes between boys and girls. 

Autor is a Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Research Affiliate of the school’s Abdul Jameel Latif Poverty Action Lab. He studies the labor market impacts of technological change and globalization, earnings inequality, disability insurance and labor supply, and temporary help and other intermediated work arrangements.