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L’actuelle secrétaire d’État au Trésor américain, Janet Yellen, reste l’une des rares femmes parmi les économistes les plus influentes au monde. Jessica McGowan / Getty Images North America / Getty Images via AFP

La science économique, mauvaise élève de l’égalité hommes-femmes aux États-Unis

Seuls 15 % des professeurs titulaires américains sont aujourd’hui des femmes. Une proportion qui n’a que très peu évolué depuis 20 ans.
A display used to educate the public on rubella vaccination and the mother-to-fetus transmission of this virus. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via Public Health Image Library

In Zika, echoes of US rubella outbreak of 1964-65

Though separated by time and place, there are surprising similarities in the the social issues raised by the rubella outbreak of 1964-65 and the recent Zika outbreak in South America.


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