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In summary, I found 104,476 Female posts and 334,721 Male posts in total, comprising over 20% of all posts during the sample period. These gendered posts come from 139,981 threads, representing about 63% of all threads in the sample. Table 1 further breaks down the sample by identified job rank, before and after August 2017, when there was a change in the forum's moderation policy.

Table 1.
Sample Overview
FemaleMale
Before August 2017   
Number of posts 99,659 318,873 
Number of threads 41,243 116,996 
Number of posts by job rank   
Graduate students 3,111 11,359 
Job market candidates/postdocs 2,156 8,932 
Junior faculty 2,335 9,675 
Senior faculty 2,097 18,339 
August–October 2017   
Number of posts 4,817 15,848 
Number of threads 2,129 6,192 
Number of posts by job rank   
Graduate students 181 639 
Job market candidates/postdocs 112 374 
Junior faculty 159 718 
Senior faculty 131 1,059 
FemaleMale
Before August 2017   
Number of posts 99,659 318,873 
Number of threads 41,243 116,996 
Number of posts by job rank   
Graduate students 3,111 11,359 
Job market candidates/postdocs 2,156 8,932 
Junior faculty 2,335 9,675 
Senior faculty 2,097 18,339 
August–October 2017   
Number of posts 4,817 15,848 
Number of threads 2,129 6,192 
Number of posts by job rank   
Graduate students 181 639 
Job market candidates/postdocs 112 374 
Junior faculty 159 718 
Senior faculty 131 1,059 

Panel A reports posts under threads initiated before August 2017, whereas panel B reports posts under threads initiated between August and October 2017. “Number of Threads” records the number of threads that contain at least one Female or Male post, respectively.

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