Nikki Shure is Associate Professor in Economics at the UCL Social Research Institute at University College London and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). She completed her PhD in Economics as a Weidenfeld Scholar at the University of Oxford with a focus on labour economics and education economics. Her research interests include non-cognitive skills and educational outcomes, gender and ambition, international comparisons of education systems, and inequalities in access to higher education and the labour market. Nikki’s research has been funded by the ESRC, British Academy, and Nuffield Foundation and featured in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, and The Economist. In this fascinating episode, Nikki discusses her research on the impact of male overconfidence in relation to the gender gap in top jobs.