Gender structure of paper submissions during COVID-19

To gauge the potential impact of COVID-19 specifically on the productivity of women, we analyzed data on first and follow-up submissions to the Review of Economic Studies. We find a decrease in submissions by women, but it is fairly small.

The gender composition of first submissions is shown here:

The analysis can be found here in this paper “Gender structure of paper submissions at the Review of Economic Studies during COVID-19: First evidence” by Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln.