The impact of gender quotas on electoral participation: Evidence from Italian municipalities

We analyze the effect of gender quotas on electoral participation by using a dataset regarding Italian municipal elections. Gender quotas were in force in Italy from 1993 to 1995. Given the short period covered by the reform, some municipalities never voted using a gender quota. We identify a treatm...

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Volume: 35
Main Author: De Paola, Maria
Scoppa, Vincenzo
De Benedetto, Marco Alberto
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NEW YORK Elsevier B.V 01.09.2014
ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC
published in: European Journal of Political Economy Vol. 35; pp. 141 - 157
ORCID: 0000-0001-6836-9769
0000-0002-2774-0258
Data of publication: September 2014
ISSN: 0176-2680
1873-5703
EISSN: 1873-5703
Discipline: Economics
Political Science
Subjects:
J71
D72
J16
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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