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Interactive: When women inherit their husbands’ Congressional seats

Wives govern similarly to their late husbands after they take over a congressional seat, but with critical differences, new data shows.

Getting married makes female economists poorer and male economists richer

The growth of female economics PhDs has stagnated in recent years -- and single ladies earn more than married ones.

The surprising reason we need more women in the global workforce

Could more women in the workforce make for a more stable and prosperous global economy? Key IMF officials think so.

  • Katerina Sokou
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  • Jul 2, 2013

Voters don’t care how women in politics look

Like other emerging political science research, we show that voters don’t hold women and men to different standards on the campaign trail -- even when it comes to looks.

  • Danny Hayes and Jennifer L. Lawless
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  • Jun 23, 2013
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