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How Women Made the West Rich 

Dr Victoria Bateman gave a talk and participated in a panel conversation at this years Hay Festival. Both were about her new book: The Sex Factor - How Women Made the West Rich.

Published on - Friday 7th June 2019

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How Women Made the West Rich 

On 25 April, Heffers bookshop hosted a successful launch of Dr. Victoria Bateman's book, The Sex Factor - How Women Made the West Rich. In the book, Dr Bateman argues that women's freedom in the West boosted wages, skills, saving, entrepreneurial spirit and helped to produce a democratic and capable state. The book was the Guardian's 'Book of the day' last month. Here are some photos from the event.

Published on - Monday 29th April 2019

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Breaking the Brexit impasse with indicative votes in Parliament 

The House of Commons may be called upon to hold indicative votes on different Brexit options this week. How should this be organized to achieve a fair, legitimate and democratic outcome? Dr. Toke Aidt, Professor Hamid Sabourian and Professor Jagjit Chadha propose a way to break the impasse.

Published on - Monday 25th March 2019

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Breaking the Brexit impasse 

Dr. Toke Aidt, Professor Hamid Sabourian and Professor Jagjit Chadha have published an article for VOXeu titled "Breaking the Brexit impasse: Achieving a fair, legitimate and democratic outcome", that looks at using a sequential voting system to make the democratic process fair to all views.

Published on - Friday 11th January 2019

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