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Son preference, fertility and family structure : evidence from reproductive behavior among Nigerian women (English)

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Strong boy-bias and its consequences for young and unborn girls have been widely documented for Asia. This paper considers a country in Sub-Saharan Africa and finds that parental gender preferences do affect fertility behavior and shape traditional social... See More +

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  • Milazzo, Annamaria;
  • 2014/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6869
  • 1 of 1
  • Nigeria
  • Africa
  • 2014/05/01
  • Son preference, fertility and family structure : evidence from reproductive behavior among Nigerian women
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