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Why are adult women missing ? son preference and maternal survival in India (English)

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This paper is the first to show that excess mortality among adult women can be partly explained by strong preference for male children, the same cultural norm widely known to cause excess mortality before birth or at young ages. Using pooled individual-level... See More +

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  • Milazzo, Annamaria;
  • 2014/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6802
  • 1 of 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2014/03/01
  • Why are adult women missing ? son preference and maternal survival in India
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