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Development, modernization, and son preference in fertility decisions (English)

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A family preference for sons over daughters may manifest itself in different ways, including higher mortality, worse health status, or lower educational attainment among girls. This study focuses on one measure of son preference in the developing world... See More +

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  • Filmer, Deon; Friedman, Jed; Schady, Norbert;
  • 2008/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS4716
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Development, modernization, and son preference in fertility decisions
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