Women receive 55% of undergraduate degrees in the United States, but are underrepresented in the fields of economics, where women receive only 35% of doctoral degrees, and in mathematics and statistics, where women receive only 28% of doctoral degrees. However, recent research has shown that interventions along the educational pipeline can cost-effectively increase the numbers of women who enter, persist, and excel in these fields.

The Social Science Research Council, in partnership with the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economic Profession (CSWEP), and with the support of the Alfred P. Sloan and Henry Luce Foundations, created the CSWEP-SSRC Women in Economics and Mathematics Research Consortium to expand the set of scalable interventions that increase the numbers and success of women in economics and mathematics. We are pleased to announce our grantees.