Understanding the gender gap in science and engineering: Evidence from the Chilean college admissions tests (Gandara & Silva, 2015)

Fernanda Gandara and Monica Silva (2015) examined the records of 141,090 Chilean students graduating from high school in 2009 and sitting university entrance admission tests in 2010 to investigate gender differences in science achievement and interest in pursuing a science degree. They found that girls attending single-sex schools demonstrate a higher interest…
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