In Search of Gender Bias in Household Resource Allocation in Rural China
AbstractThis paper tests three hypotheses concerning intra-household resource allocation in rural China. First, whether increasing the women's bargaining power alters household expenditure patterns. Second, whether households allocate fewer resourced to daughters than to sons. Third, whether increasing the bargaining power of women reduces pro-boy discrimination.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Oxford, Department of Economics in its series Economics Series Working Papers with number 99212.
Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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HOUSEHOLD ; GENDER ; RESOURCE ALLOCATION ; CHINA;
Other versions of this item:
- Song, Lina, 2008. "In Search of Gender Bias in Household Resource Allocation in Rural China," MPRA Paper 8348, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Song, Lina, 2008. "In Search of Gender Bias in Household Resource Allocation in Rural China," IZA Discussion Papers 3464, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
- D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
- O53 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Asia including Middle East
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