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Family size and maternal health: evidence from the One-Child policy in China

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  • Xiaoyu Wu
  • Lixing Li

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  • Xiaoyu Wu & Lixing Li, 2012. "Family size and maternal health: evidence from the One-Child policy in China," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 25(4), pages 1341-1364, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:25:y:2012:i:4:p:1341-1364
    DOI: 10.1007/s00148-011-0361-0
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    5. Haoming Liu, 2014. "The quality–quantity trade-off: evidence from the relaxation of China’s one-child policy," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 27(2), pages 565-602, April.
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    Keywords

    Maternal health; Quantity–quality tradeoff; One-Child policy; O15; J13; I10;

    JEL classification:

    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General

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