The Temporary Importance of Role Models for Women ’ s Political Representation

@inproceedings{Gilardi2013TheTI,
  title={The Temporary Importance of Role Models for Women ’ s Political Representation},
  author={Fabrizio Gilardi},
  year={2013}
}
This article investigates the supply side of women’s political representation by focusing on how the election of female politicians affects the motivation of women to run for office in other units. The analysis relies on an original data set of over 1,500 municipal elections in Switzerland, starting with the first election after the introduction of women’s… CONTINUE READING