Violence Against Women: A Cross-cultural Analysis for Africa

Economica Vol/Iss. 88 Wiley-Blackwell New Jersey Published In Pages: 70-104
By Alesina, Alberto, Brioschi, Benedetta, La Ferrara, Eliana


Intimate partner violence, and the acceptance of it, will be correlated with women working outside the home.


Acceptance of IPV by both men and women appears to have an insignificant negative association with women working outside the home.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary least squares regressionSupported for actual violence; not for acceptance of violencep<0.010.138UNKNOWN