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Are women leaders really doing better on coronavirus? The data backs it up

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor. Image: Michael Kappeler/Pool via REUTERS

Supriya Garikipati

Associate Professor in Development Economics, University of Liverpool

Uma S Kambhampati

Professor of Economics; Head of School, University of Reading

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