This article describes the construction and content of the Morts pour la France database.
The interwar inflow of women in the labor force due to WWI persisted until today through intergenerational transmission mechanisms.
Psychological traits display substantial variation worldwide. These psychological variations could be explained by the intensity of kinship ties which, we hypothesize, depends on the reception of innovations that gradually complexified family …
The scarcity of men due to the war generated an upward shift in female labor force participation that persisted throughout the interwar period.
Describes a comprehensive geographic information system of Third-Republic France: the TRF-GIS.
Noisy signaling model that highlights how uncertainty about the type of potential autocratic successors might paradoxically provide incentives for elite investment.
Married female immigrants to the U.S. who speak a language with sex-based grammatical rules exhibit lower labor force participation, hours worked, and weeks worked.
Noisy signaling model that highlights how uncertainty about the type of potential autocratic successors might induce economic elites to support a democratic transition.
The pervasiveness of gender distinctions in grammar is strongly correlated with the adoption of political gender quotas.