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Gender-neutral inheritance laws, family structure, and women's status in India (English)

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This paper examines whether economic empowerment of women improves their autonomy within their marital household, and investigates the mechanism, by exploiting variation from a legal reform aimed at improving women's inheritance rights in India. Results...  See More +

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  • Mookerjee, Sulagna;
  • 2017/03/30 09:29:05
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS8017
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2017/03/30 09:20:47
  • Disclosed
  • Gender-neutral inheritance laws, family structure, and women's status in India
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