Female parliamentarians and economic growth: Evidence from a large panel

Dinuk Jayasuriya, Paul Burke

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    Abstract

    This article investigates whether female political representation affects economic growth. Panel estimates for 119 democracies using fixed-effects specifications and a system generalized method of moments approach suggest that, over recent decades, countries with higher shares of women in parliament have had faster growing economies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)304-307
    JournalApplied Economics Letters
    Volume20
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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