Women's Enfranchisement and Children's Education: The Long-Run Impact of the U.S. Suffrage Movement

While a growing literature has shown that empowering women leads to increased short-term investments in children, little is known about its long-term effects. We investigate the effect of women's political empowerment on children's human capital accumulation by exploiting plausibly exogeno...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic details
Volume: 10148
Main Author: Kose, Esra
Kuka, Elira
Shenhav, Na'ama
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2016
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10148
Data of publication: 2016
Discipline: Education
Subjects:
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
Database information Databases - DBIS