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by Emma Duchini and Stefania Simion

Reading a job advertisement is the first step when looking for a job. But is there a relationship between a firm’s hiring practices (i.e. how it advertises a job) and its gender equality? We conduct a text analysis of UK job listings, focusing on implicit gender biases, the offer of flexible work arrangements and the decision to post wages. We find that firms’ hiring practices are correlated with indicators of their gender equality.