Information , Female Empowerment and Governance in Oaxaca , Mexico

  title={Information , Female Empowerment and Governance in Oaxaca , Mexico},
  author={Alberto D{\'i}az-Cayeros and Beatriz Magaloni},
  • Alberto Díaz-Cayeros, Beatriz Magaloni
  • Published 2010
Development requires the empowerment of women. In this paper we present a survey experiment that measures the e ect of information on attitudes about women in local government in Mexico. Taking advantage of a multicultural institutional arrangement in the state of Oaxaca, which allows indigenous communities to use traditional non-partisan methods for the election of mayors, we explore the perceptions about female participation and access to o ce. Against the multicultural critique, we nd no… CONTINUE READING

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