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Customary norms, inheritance, and human capital : evidence from a reform of the matrilineal system in Ghana (English)

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The authors study the role of traditional norms in land allocation and human capital investment. The authors exploit a policy experiment in Ghana that increased the land that children from matrilineal groups can inherit from their fathers. Boys exposed... See More +

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  • La Ferrara, Eliana; Milazzo, Annamaria;
  • 2017/10/01 05:48:03
  • Journal Article
  • 122570
  • 1
  • 1
  • Ghana
  • Africa
  • 2018/01/11 05:47:47
  • Disclosed
  • Customary norms, inheritance, and human capital : evidence from a reform of the matrilineal system in Ghana
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