Discrimination at the American Economic Association
You remember the American Economic Association, the organization that refused to accept adds that suggested preferences for underrepresented groups. Well, now the AEA seems to be fessing up to discrimination, with the wink that actually the AEA members are rather progressive folk.
Donald, Stephen G. and Daniel S. Hamermesh. 2006. “What is Discrimination? Gender in the American Economic Association, 1935-2004.” American Economic Review, 96: 4 (September): pp. 1283-92.
1283: “This study presents an example that seems to indicate irrational discrimination against one group (men) and in favor of women.”