Can gender quotas break down negative stereotypes? Evidence from changes in electoral rules

In this paper, we analyze the effect of gender quotas on women's involvement in political activity by using a rich data set providing information on all Italian local administrators who were elected from 1985 to 2007. Gender quotas were introduced by law in Italy in 1993 and were in force until...

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Volume: 94
Main Author: De Paola, Maria
Scoppa, Vincenzo
Lombardo, Rosetta
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2010
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 94; no. 5; pp. 344 - 353
ORCID: 0000-0003-1177-9403
0000-0002-2774-0258
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Series: Journal of Public Economics
Subjects:
D78
J71
D72
J16
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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