Women's Suffrage and Children's Education

While a growing literature shows that women, relative to men, prefer greater investment in children, it is unclear whether empowering women produces better economic outcomes. Exploiting plausibly exogenous variation in U.S. suffrage laws, we show that exposure to suffrage during childhood led to lar...

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Main Author: Shenhav, Na'ama
Kuka, Elira
Kose, Esra
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.08.2018
Data of publication: 20180801
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
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