Economic stress or random variation? Revisiting german reunification as a natural experiment to investigate the effect of economic contraction on sex ratios at birth
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KeywordsGermany; Germany (Alte Bundesländer); Germany (Neue Bundesländer); economic recession; sex ratio;
- J1 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics
- Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2013-05-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEM-2013-05-22 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-EUR-2013-05-22 (Microeconomic European Issues)
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