What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?

"Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes or elsewhere, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above.)

Overt discrimination in the labor markets may be on the wane, but women are still subtly penalized by all sorts of societal conventions. How can those penalties be removed without burning down the house?

Below is a transcript of the episode, modified for your reading pleasure. For more information on the people and ideas in the episode, see the links at the bottom of this post. And you’ll find credits for the music in the episode noted within the transcript." 

 

http://freakonomics.com/podcast/gender-barriers/