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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Betz, Timm; Fortunato, David; O’Brien, Diana Z. 
Title:
Women’s Descriptive Representation and Gendered Import Tax Discrimination 
Abstract:
We identify a form of gender-based governmental discrimination that directly affects billions of women on a daily basis: the setting of import tariffs for gendered goods. These tax rates, which can differ across otherwise identical gender-specific products, often impose direct penalties on women as consumers. Comparing nearly 200,000 paired tariff rates on men’s and women’s apparel products in 167 countries between 1995 and 2015, we find that women suffer a tax penalty that varies systematically...    »
 
Dewey Decimal Classification:
320 Politikwissenschaft 
Journal title:
American Political Science Review 
Year:
2021 
Journal volume:
115 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
307-315 
Covered by:
Web of Science 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press (CUP) 
E-ISSN:
0003-05541537-5943 
Date of publication:
19.10.2020