The Rise of the Female-Friendly Party (Policy Network)

Policy Network just published my ‘op-ed’ “The Rise of the Female-Friendly Party”, co-authored with Philip Manow. Here is a link to the text.

In short, we argue that with declining levels of religiosity in Western Europe, women have turned from religious core voters into socio-economic swing voters. This development is likely to turn the ‘female-unfriendly’ welfare states of Continental Europe in ‘female-friendly’ ones.