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Market segmentation in child adoption


  • Blackstone, Erwin A.
  • Buck, Andrew J.
  • Hakim, Simon
  • Spiegel, Uriel


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  • Blackstone, Erwin A. & Buck, Andrew J. & Hakim, Simon & Spiegel, Uriel, 2008. "Market segmentation in child adoption," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 220-225, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:irlaec:v:28:y:2008:i:3:p:220-225

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    1. Eugene Choo & Aloysius Siow, 2006. "Who Marries Whom and Why," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 114(1), pages 175-201, February.
    2. Palmer, John, 1986. "The social cost of adoption agencies," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 189-203, December.
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    6. Paul Klemperer, 2004. "Introduction to Auctions: Theory and Practice," Introductory Chapters, in: Auctions: Theory and Practice, Princeton University Press.
    7. Blackstone, Erwin A. & Buck, Andrew J. & Hakim, Simon, 2004. "Privatizing adoption and foster care: Applying auction and market solutions," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 26(11), pages 1033-1049, November.
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    1. Bussinger, Rebecca Valadão & Merçon-Vargas, Elisa Avellar & Nascimento, Danielly Bart & Rosa, Edinete Maria, 2018. "What characteristics are accepted in the child by Brazilian adoption applicants? A latent class analysis," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 95(C), pages 125-133.
    2. Reggiani, Tommaso, 2009. "How to Reform the Italian Domestic Adoptions System Through a Centralized Market Design," MPRA Paper 16294, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Khun, Channary & Lahiri, Sajal, 2017. "The economics of international child adoption: An analysis of adoptions by U.S. parents," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 22-31.

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