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Last year, I looked at the gender ratios across college majors and discovered an interesting-yet-spurious correlation: College majors with higher male:female ratios (i.e., with more men than women) tend to have students with higher estimated IQs. After much debate, the …

U.S. college majors: Median yearly earnings vs. gender ratio Read More »

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After all the controversy that arose after I posted my breakdown of college majors by gender last week, I promised myself I’d stay away from controversial gender-related topics for a while. But when I ran across an ETS-curated data set …

Average IQ of students by college major and gender ratio Read More »

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One oft-cited problem with Computer Science is its glaring gender disparity: In a given Computer Science class, men will outnumber women as much as 8 to 2 (20% women). This stands in stark contrast to most other college majors, which …

Percentage of Bachelor’s degrees conferred to women, by major (1970-2012) Read More »

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