Alice Evans on The Great Gender Divergence

Tides of History | 27 June 2024 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Alice Evans about The Great Gender Divergence, her Substack and upcoming book. Discusses the deep historical and cultural roots behind the divergent progress towards gender equality in different parts of the world.

Alice Evan’s Substack is outstanding. I’m going on record now with the prediction that this work will earn her the Nobel Prize in Economics.

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Daniel Cox – Why Are Young Men Becoming More Right Wing?

Modern Wisdom | 25 April 2024 | 1h 25m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Daniel Cox about his research on the growing political divide between young men and women. Discusses why there is such an ideological divide between men and women, whether #MeToo had anything to do with this change, what roles abortion and LGTB campaigns play in this, whether conservative men are struggling to find a partner, the implications of the gender political divide on dating and more.

See also the episode The Gender War Within Gen Z.

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Suhani Jalota & Lisa Ho on Why Female Employment is Low in India

Rocking Our Priors | 10 March 2024 | 1h 12m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Suhani Jalota and Lisa Ho about why India’s female labour force participation is so low and how that could change. Draws from their papers What Works For Her? How Work-from-Home Jobs Affect Female Labor Force Participation in Urban India and Bringing Work Home: Flexible Arrangements as Gateway Jobs for Women in West Bengal.

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The Gender War Within Gen Z

Plain English with Derek Thompson | 6 February 2024 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Alice Evans about the worldwide gender schism that has Gen Z women – those in their 20s and younger – moving sharply left, while young men are shifting subtly to the right. Discusses why and the implications of sharply diverging politics between men and women. Draws from John Burn-Murdoch’s FT article A new global gender divide is emerging and Alice Evans’ Substack article What Prevents & What Drives Gendered Ideological Polarisation?

 

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Understanding the Gender Wage Gap feat. Claudia Goldin

unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc | 26 July 2023 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Claudia Goldin about her book Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey Toward Equity. Discusses the history of the gender wage gap, how women’s place in the workforce has shifted over time, and what steps employers can take toward true pay and gender equity.

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Libertad Gonzalez on Parenting, Violence & Fertility

Rocking Our Priors | 14 June 2023 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Libertad Gonzalez discussing her research looking at the effect of paternity leave in Spain on the sharing between men and women of childcare and housework, fertility rates and children’s attitudes to gender roles; intergenerational transmission of migrant gender inequality and violence; looking at the relationship across European countries between female employment and fertility to the divergent attitudes between men and women to how housework is shared.

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Agustín Fuentes: The Origins of Patriarchy

The Dissenter | 22 May 2023 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Agustín Fuentes discussing the origins of patriarchy. Defines patriarchy; covers the idea of the “naturalness” of patriarchy, and the different sources of evidence used to support it, including animal models; the “nuclear family”, and cooperative breeding; pair bonding and mating systems; polygamy; morphological correlates of male dominance; sex differences in tool making and use; explanations for the origins of patriarchy; and how scientists are influenced by their own (political) values.

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David Geary – Why Are Differences Between Men & Women Being Denied?

Modern Wisdom | 1 May 2023 | 1h 30m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with David Geary about his book Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences. Discusses his research assessing differences between men and women in every domain from physical to psychological and behavioural to cognitive. Covers the underrepresentation of women in STEM, the drivers of gender inequality, trans athletes in female sports, the increase in transgender youths, and more.

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