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Sex ratios and the red dragon: using the Chinese Communist Revolution to explore the effect of the sex ratio on women and children in Taiwan

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

    Volume (Year): 24 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 813-837

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:24:y:2011:i:3:p:813-837

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    Keywords: Sex ratios; Marriage market; Intrahousehold bargaining; D13; J12; J13;

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    1. Hiroyuki Yamada, 2013. "Superstition effects versus cohort effects: is it bad luck to be born in the year of the fire horse in Japan?," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 11(2), pages 259-283, June.
    2. Giulia La Mattina, 2014. "Civil Conflict, Sex Ratio and Intimate Partner Violence in Rwanda," HiCN Working Papers 175, Households in Conflict Network.

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