Women and Construction: reports and resources

  • The Review of Disparity Studies for the Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues (2009), Randy Albelda, Professor of Economics and Senior Research Affiliate, Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston. “Nobody seems to like disparity studies except perhaps the private contractors who are paid handsomely to do them.   Academics roundly criticize them for their shoddy data and methodology while organizations that want to increase as well as those who want to decrease women’s and minority representation dislike them because the findings from the studies are used to conclude what these organizations do not want them to conclude.”

 

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