Bias at the Ballot Box? Testing Whether Candidates' Gender Affects Their Vote
AbstractThis study examines whether women's electoral fortunes in Australia have improved in line with changing social norms over the past century. We use new strategies to explore whether female candidates face discrimination by the voting public, or by political parties' preselection systems. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Southwestern Social Science Association in its journal Social Science Quarterly.
Volume (Year): 91 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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- Amy King & Andrew Leigh, 2009. "Bias at the Ballot Box? Testing Whether Candidates' Gender Affects Their Vote," CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University 625, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
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"Gender Bias and Selection Bias in House Elections,"
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- Andrew Leigh, 2005. "Economic Voting and Electoral Behaviour: How do Individual, Local and National Factors Affect the Partisan Choice?," CEPR Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University 489, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
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