Article: Female scientists are considerably more likely to be mistakenly cited as if they were males than vice versa

Female-turned-male mistakes are most common in business and economics, followed by the social sciences, and the arts and humanities; and virtually never happen in the biomedical fields. However, given that it is the social sciences and the arts and humanities categories that boast a relatively high proportion of female scientists, that variable does not seem to explain much of the variation.

– Michał Krawczyk

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