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Why do Women Co-operate More in Women’s Groups?

Leading political scientists, Prof. Fearon (Stanford) and Prof. Humphreys (Columbia), examine a public goods game in 83 communities in northern Liberia. Women contributed substantially more to a small-scale development project when playing with other women than in mixed-gender groups, where they contributed at about the same levels as men.

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