Ariane Lange

Ariane Lange

Reporter, Social Sciences and Business & Economics


Ariane Lange, based in Oakland, California, covers Social Sciences and Business & Economics for The Academic Times. Prior to that, Ariane worked at BuzzFeed News covering gender issues. She is particularly interested in law and structural inequality. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Two male researchers have found that mixed-gender research teams in economics and management received more citations for their articles than single-gender teams and solo authors, suggesting a link between gender diversity and stronger research.

As suicide rates continue to rise, only 61% of U.S. outpatient mental health facilities have a comprehensive suicide prevention program, and facilities treating low-income patients are especially likely to lack these services, according to an analysis of federal government data.

People who think Jesus Christ was white are more likely to endorse anti-Black ideology, a new study found, suggesting that belief in white deities works to uphold white supremacy.

Traditional gender norms may be costing straight people, according to a new study showing that some husbands are controlling the household finances even when their wives work in the financial sector.

Abortion access may help women start their own businesses, according to new research analyzing U.S. Census Bureau data.

A pair of recently published studies quantify the barriers to accessing abortions that state lawmakers across the U.S. have established in recent years, in what one researcher described as a “death by a thousand cuts” for reproductive health care.

Although at least one in eight U.S. farms has a woman in a leadership role, scant economics research has focused on who they are or why they go into farming. Now, a study of Census data from U.S. counties provides the first comprehensive look at who these female farmers are and how they farm — a critical step toward better supporting gender diversity in agriculture.

Women's productivity in academia takes a sharp hit after they become mothers, while new fathers on average experience virtually no productivity penalty, according to a study of tenure-track faculty that researchers say underscores that universities must better support female academics.

Individuals and their families are bearing a disproportionate amount of the responsibility for the $64.7 billion annual cost of eating disorders in the U.S., according to the first comprehensive study in the country, with little funding directed toward prevention and treatment despite the disorders’ prevalence.

In contrast with the stereotypical image of the lone male sexual predator, a study in Archives of Sexual Behavior provides new evidence that men perpetrate sexual harm with the support of their male friends, which could change the way colleges attempt to prevent sexual abuse.