Gender in the time of COVID-19: Evaluating national leadership and COVID-19 fatalities

In this paper we explore whether countries led by women have fared better during the COVID-19 pandemic than those led by men. Media and public health officials have lauded the perceived gender-related influence on policies and strategies for reducing the deleterious effects of the pandemic. We examine this proposition by analyzing COVID-19-related deaths globally across countries led by men and women.

Read more at: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0244531

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