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Reducing gender gaps in mathematics education

Girls and young women underperform in mathematics relative to their male peers - a loss of talent that may hinder productivity growth. Almudena Sevilla and Pilar Cuevas-Ruiz explain how new developments in gender economics are changing our understanding of the maths gender gap and reshaping policy as a result.

Pilar Cuevas-Ruiz and Almudena Sevilla

21 June 2022     Paper Number CEPCP632

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Education and skills programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: Determinants of school performance: Resources, pedagogy, workforce and peers, School performance: Institutional environment, Inequality and social mobility