Interview , News of 31 May 2017

"Many women just don’t feel like competing against others": seven questions for Johanna Mollerstrom

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Ms. Mollerstrom, isn’t the idea that women are less competitive than men a cliché?

It is a cliché—but one that, on average, holds true. Of course, there are a lot of women who are very competitive and a lot of men who are not. But research clearly shows that on average, women are less inclined to compete against others than are men.

The full interview with Johanna Mollerstrom in DIW Economic Bulletin 22+23/2017 | PDF, 73.65 KB