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The economics of consanguineous marriages (English)


This paper provides an economic rationale for the practice of consanguineous marriages observed in parts of the developing world. In a model of incomplete marriage markets, dowries are viewed as ex ante transfers made from the bride's family to the groom's...  See More +


  • Do, Quy-Toan; Iyer, Sriya; Joshi, Shareen;
  • 2013/07/01 00:00:00
  • Journal Article;
  • 86265
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  • South Asia
  • 2014/07/01 02:48:42
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  • The economics of consanguineous marriages
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