Leading the Fight Against the Pandemic: Does Gender Really Matter?

@article{Garikipati2020LeadingTF,
  title={Leading the Fight Against the Pandemic: Does Gender Really Matter?},
  author={Supriya Garikipati and Uma Sarada Kambhampati},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2020},
  volume={27},
  pages={401 - 418}
}
Since the start of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the relationship between national women leaders and their effectiveness in handling the COVID-19 crisis has received much media attention. This paper scrutinizes this association by considering income, demography, health infrastructure, gender norms, and other national characteristics and asks if women's leadership is associated with fewer COVID-19 cases and deaths in the first few months of the pandemic. The paper also examines differences… 

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