Real Men Dare Also in Times of COVID. And Put Themselves in Danger

Real Men Dare Also in Times of COVID. And Put Themselves in Danger

Men's attitudes and behavior may have contributed to their higher vulnerability and mortality. A survey in 8 OECD countries shows that they are less likely than women to consider the Coronavirus a serious problem, less likely to agree with public policies and more likely to disregard them


16.10.2020 Bocconi Knowledge | Real Men Dare Also in Times of COVID. And Put Themselves in Danger


The Paper: Vincenzo Galasso, Vincent Pons, Paola Profeta, Michael Becher, Sylvain Brouard, Martial Foucault, “Gender Differences in COVID-19 Attitudes and Behavior: Panel Evidence from Eight Countries”, in PNAS, first published October 15, 2020, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2012520117.