Does Parental Consent for Birth Control Affect Underage Pregnancy Rates? The Case of Texas

Previous work based on conjectural responses of minors predicted that the 2003 Texas requirement for parental consent for state-funded birth control to minors would lead to a large increase in underage pregnancies. We use state-and countylevel data to test this prediction. The latter allow us to com...

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Volume: 50
Main Author: Sourafel Girma
David Paton
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Boston Springer 01.11.2013
Springer US
SPRINGER
published in: Demography Vol. 50; no. 6; pp. 2105 - 2128
ORCID: 0000-0001-5815-1619
0000-0002-7486-9353
Data of publication: 20131101
ISSN: 0070-3370
1533-7790
EISSN: 1533-7790
Discipline: Economics
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SEX
Online Access: Fulltext
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