I have loved reading Psychology Today ever since my first psychology class as a high school junior. So I consider it a huge honor to have been invited to blog on their site. They have asked me to cover “Where Women Govern” as it relates to corruption and happiness. Here’s blog number two!
From 2001 to 2018, 7 percent of defendants in financial scandals in the U.S. were women. Swedish scholars found that women mayors reduce corruption risks and corruption levels during the first term in office. Researchers concluded women mayors who do not adapt to corrupt networks are not re-elected.