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Effects of family planning and health services on women’s welfare: evidence on dowries and intra-household bargaining in Bangladesh

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  • Christina Peters

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Economics of the Household.

    Volume (Year): 9 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 327-348

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:reveho:v:9:y:2011:i:3:p:327-348

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    Keywords: Marriage; Intra-household bargaining; Family planning; D13; J12; J13;

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    1. Tomoki Fujii & Ryuichiro Ishikawa, 2012. "A note on separability and intra-household resource allocation in a collective household model," Working Papers 06-2012, Singapore Management University, School of Economics.

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