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UNU-WIDER findings on the influence of female elected officials on economic performance continues to make headlines


Reporting on UNU-WIDER research published in the working paper ‘Women legislators and economic performance’, news outlets The QuintThePrint.in, , IndiaSpend, and The Diplomat have published articles discussing the impact of women’s participation in parliament.

The articles reflect the research findings that show greater economic growth in constituencies with female elected officials, along with increased efficacy and decreased levels of corruption.

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The Telegraph India 24 November 2018

IndiaSpend (also published by Bloomberg) 30 October 2018

The Diplomat 12 October 2018

The Quint 3 July 2018

The Print 30 May 2018