Gender Bias in Survey Research?

In the New York Times article, Women and the “I Don’t Know” Problem, Allison Kopicki discusses how males and females may respond differently to the intent of survey questions. She references an idea presented in The Confidence Code, by Kay and Shipman, that men express more confidence than women in terms of their knowledge about a topic. As the argument goes, women would be more likely to select the “I don’t know” response in a survey, even if they do indeed know something about the topic.

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