Jayme Lemke and Karen Vaughn on Women in Economics

On this episode of the Hayek Program Podcast, Jayme Lemke sits down with Hayek Program Emeritus Distinguished Senior Fellow Karen Vaughn to discuss her career as a woman in the field of economics as both a professor and department chair at George Mason University. Dr. Vaughn recounts her experiences balancing the responsibilities of being both a scholar and a mother at a time when few women were involved in economics. Additionally, she details why a pro-market stance helps women, offers advice on how future generations can help women in economics, and discusses prioritizing quality over quantity in scholarly publications.

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The Hayek Program Podcast includes audio from lectures, interviews, and discussions of scholars and visitors from the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.