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Gendering family composition: Sex preferences for children and childbearing behavior in the Nordic countries

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  • Gunnar Andersson

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  • Karsten Hank
  • Marit Rønsen
  • Andres Vikat

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  • Gunnar Andersson & Karsten Hank & Marit Rønsen & Andres Vikat, 2006. "Gendering family composition: Sex preferences for children and childbearing behavior in the Nordic countries," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 43(2), pages 255-267, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:43:y:2006:i:2:p:255-267
    DOI: 10.1353/dem.2006.0010
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