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|Title:||The Gender Gap in African Political Participation: Individual and contextual determinants|
|Organization:||Dept of Economics, University of Gothenburg|
|Series/Report no.:||Working Papers in Economics|
|Abstract:||The aim of this paper is to analyze the factors underlying the gender gap in African electoral and inter-electoral political participation. Drawing on new data covering over 27,000 respondents from 246 regions in 20 emerging African democracies, the empirical findings suggest that while there is a gender gap in both voting and inter-electoral participation, the latter is larger. Whereas several of the investigated individual and contextual characteristics are found to be important determinants o... more|
|Description:||JEL Classification: D01; D72; J16; O12, O55|
|Appears in Collections:||Working papers|
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