Quota Shocks: Electoral Gender Quotas and Government Spending Priorities Worldwide

@article{Clayton2018QuotaSE,
  title={Quota Shocks: Electoral Gender Quotas and Government Spending Priorities Worldwide},
  author={Amanda Clayton and P{\"a}r Zetterberg},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  year={2018},
  volume={80},
  pages={916 - 932}
}
The rapid expansion of electoral gender quotas in the past few decades has been met with considerable scholarly and public attention. Despite this, there has been little empirical work examining the global legislative consequences of gender quotas over time. Developing a unique time-series cross-sectional data set from 139 states during the peak period of quota adoption and implementation (1995–2012), we test whether and how quotas are associated with subsequent changes in government spending… 

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