Women's Inheritance Rights Reform and the Preference for Sons in India
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- Milazzo, Annamaria, 2014. "Why are adult women missing ? son preference and maternal survival in India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6802, The World Bank.
- Jason Abrevaya, 2009. "Are There Missing Girls in the United States? Evidence from Birth Data," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 1-34, April.
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Keywordsinheritance rights; ultrasound; female foeticide; sex selection; son preference; gender; India;
- O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- K11 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Property Law
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
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- NEP-DEM-2018-02-26 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-DEV-2018-02-26 (Development)
- NEP-LAW-2018-02-26 (Law & Economics)
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