Gender Differentials in Judicial Proceedings: Field Evidence from Housing-Related Cases in Uruguay
Using micro data on judicial proceedings in Uruguay, this paper presents evidence that female defendants receive more favorable treatment in courts than male defendants. This is due to longer foreclosure proceedings and higher probabilities of being granted extensions in evictions and dispossessions for female defendants.
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