Tag Archives: Bias

Auditing for Bias in Resume Search Engines

Investigating the Impact of Gender on Rank in Resume by Le Chen, Ruijun Ma, Anikó Hannák and Christo Wilson “In this work we investigate gender-based inequalities in the context of resume search engines, which are tools that allow recruiters to proactively search for … Continue reading

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Patent grants and gender bias

Spotted via Colleen Chien, on patents and gender bias:The researchers found that women inventors with common names had an 8.2% lower chance of getting their patents approved. But the difference in probability of approval fell to 2.8% for those with … Continue reading

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Developing your cultural competency: A key to handling bias

In law school and as they enter the legal profession, law students need to have the ability to understand and appropriately interact with diverse groups. In this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Ashley Baker talks to Kennedy LeJeune, Miosotti Tenecora, and De’Jonique Carter about … Continue reading

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claim to cure addiction can be false advertising, as can hidden bias

Grasshopper House, LLC v. Clean and Sober Media LLC, 2018 WL 6133710, No. 18-cv-00923-SVW-RAO (C.D. Cal. Oct. 18, 2018)This is a dispute about addiction treatment. Counterclaim plaintiff Cliffside alleged that counterdefendant Passages violated the Lanham Act (1) by maintaining and … Continue reading

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Survey finds extensive evidence of sexual assault and bias against female economists

“The American Economic Association is today releasing results from a survey of current and former members about the professional climate in economics, conducted under the auspices of the AEA’s recently created standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, and Professional Conduct (CEDPC). … Continue reading

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