Why women in elected office reduce grand and petty corruption

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Series Details 17.10.18
Publication Date 17/10/2018
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Corruption is a persistent problem in many European countries, but could improving the representation of women in politics offer a potential answer? Drawing on recent research, Monika Bauhr explains that a clear link can be identified between the share of women in office and a reduction in corruption, which may be attributable to the differing priorities of women when it comes to public service delivery and the breakup of male-dominated networks that are detrimental to their political careers.

Source Link http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2018/10/17/why-women-in-elected-office-reduce-grand-and-petty-corruption/
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