Are female politicians less warlike than men? Some evidence from European queens - Chris Blattman
Monday, January 18, 2016
A large scholarship claims that states led by women are less conflictual than states led by men. However, it is theoretically unclear why female leaders would favor more conciliatory war policies. And, it is empirically challenging to identify the effect of female rule, since women may gain power disproportionately during periods of peace.