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Yselle Flora Kuete Malah
''Is happiness in the hands of women?''
( 2021, Vol. 41 No.2 )
In the context of recent emergence of a huge research and policy interest in the determinants of happiness, this paper analyses the role of women's political empowerment on the citizen's subjective well-being from a global perspective. After discussing some transmission channels through which this relationship can be ascertained in the light of attendant literature, we estimate a crosssectional model consisting of 144 countries. Overall the findings reveal that women's political empowerment promote.
Keywords: Women's political empowerment, subjective well-being, cross-sectional model
JEL: I3 - Welfare and Poverty: General
C3 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions
Manuscript Received : Nov 23 2020 Manuscript Accepted : Apr 09 2021

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