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Academically trained leaders made a difference during the early stages of the pandemic

Forster, Timon and Heinzel, Mirko (2022) Academically trained leaders made a difference during the early stages of the pandemic. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (23 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Did the educational background of world leaders make a difference to responses to the Covid-19 pandemic? Drawing on a new study, Timon Forster and Mirko Heinzel present evidence that leaders with higher levels of educational attainment were more likely to listen to the advice of experts when the first outbreaks emerged.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2022 10:09
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2022 10:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113979

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