Researchers have documented that female leaders tend to make different policy decisions than male leaders, especially in developing countries. They have been shown, for instance, to be less prone to corruption than men and to invest more in certain public goods, like health and education. But less is known about why female leaders make different choices. One possible … [Read more...] about Gender Bias and the Electoral Incentives of Female Politicians
Clémence Tricaud is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and an affiliate member of CESifo. She received her PhD in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique and CREST in 2020, and was a visiting scholar at the Department of Economics at Harvard University in 2017 and 2018.