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Household Formation and Marriage Markets

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  • Marcel Fafchamps
  • Agnes R. Quisumbing

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  1. Kudo, Yuya, 2012. "Marriage as women's old age insurance : evidence from migration and land inheritance practices in rural Tanzania," IDE Discussion Papers, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO) 368, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
  2. C. Chu & Seik Kim & Wen-Jen Tsay, 2014. "Coresidence With Husband’s Parents, Labor Supply, and Duration to First Birth," Demography, Springer, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 185-204, February.
  3. Tom Vogl, 2012. "Marriage Institutions and Sibling Competition: Evidence from South Asia," NBER Working Papers 18319, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Peterman, Amber & Quisumbing, Agnes & Behrman, Julia & Nkonya, Ephraim, 2010. "Understanding gender differences in agricultural productivity in Uganda and Nigeria," IFPRI discussion papers 1003, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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