90 seconds of science - Professor José Tavares

by Nova SBE on .

90A study reveals that implementing a gender quota in a democratic political system is only effective if it is high enough to convince the best qualified women to compete. A share of less than 25% may be ineffective in capturing the interest of potential female candidates.

José Tavares, a professor at Nova SBE, is the author of the study, published in Economica journal.

You can hear the full program here:

http://www.90segundosdeciencia.pt/episodes/ep-165-jose-tavares/