"When discussing prominent figures in literature, we may mention such giants as Jane Austen, Hemingway, Dickens and Virginia Woolf. In contemporary politics, perhaps we’ll bring up Obama, Trump, Angela Merkel and Theresa May," they write. "Did you notice anything odd about the preceding paragraph? We referred to the women by full name and to the men by surname alone."
The pair said the practice is "common in many professional fields -- and it could be a disadvantage for women."