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Unformatted text preview: level, a puzzle emerged. At the department level, there did not seem to be any bias against women. Below are admissions data for the six largest departments. Can you resolve this puzzle? In other words, explain how in the aggregate, it can seem that there is bias against women, while at the department level, it does not. INTRODUCTION MEN WOMEN Department Number of applicants Percent admitted Number of applicants Percent admitted A 825 62 108 82 B 560 63 25 68 C 325 37 593 34 D 417 33 375 35 E 191 28 393 24 F 373 6 341 7...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course ECONOMICS 329 taught by Professor Bencivenga during the Spring '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '12