Likely Electromagnetic Foundations of Gender Inequality

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 57(2-3) Sage Journals Published In Pages: 239-263
By León, Federico R.


Wet and hot climates are associated with greater gender inequality.


While the regression relationship was significant, it was skewed significantly by Muslim countries. When models were tested using mediation modeling, the best model showed that gender inequality was influenced by wet and hot climate's effects on per capita income, pathogen prevalence, and total fertility rate, though gender inequality and total fertility rate were not related. For more details, see page 248.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Stepwise regression, Mediation modelingPartially SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN