Forwarding, as this issue of the newsletter reviews or lists four recent research publications of relevance to the gender gap.

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The October 2016 issue of the Wikimedia Research Newsletter is out:


In this issue:


1 "Gender gap on Wikipedia: visible in all categories?"

2 Quality and importance in different language editions

3 Why women edit less: a controlled experiment

4 "Wikipedia traffic data and electoral prediction: towards theoretically informed models"

5 Briefly

5.1 Conferences and events


*** 13 publications were covered or listed in this issue ***


Thanks to Giuseppe Profiti, Morten Warncke-Wang, Jonathan Morgan and Zareen Farooqui for contributing.


Masssly, Tilman Bayer and Dario Taraborelli




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Tilman Bayer
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Wikimedia Foundation
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