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Is there still son preference in the United States?

Francine D. Blau (Cornell University, NBER, IZA, DIW and CESifo), Lawrence M. Kahn (Cornell University, IZA, CESifo and NCER), Peter Brummund (University of Alabama), Jason Cook (University of Pittsburgh), Miriam Larson-Koester (Cornell University) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

In this paper, we use 2008-2013 American Community Survey data to update and further probe Dahl and Moretti's (2008) son preference results, which found evidence that having a female first child increased the probability of single female headship and raised fertility. In light of the substantia...

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Main Author: Blau, Francine D
Kahn, Lawrence M
Brummund, Peter
Cook, Jason
Larson-Koester, Miriam
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : September 2017
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (60 Seiten)
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11003
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019453812 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn