Divorce, Abortion and Children's Sex Ratio: The Impact of Divorce Reform in China

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Sun, Ang; Zhao, Yaohui;
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: divorce law | intra-household allocation | D13 | J12 | gender inequality, intra-household allocation, divorce law | J13 | J16 | gender inequality
    • jel: jel:D13 | jel:J13 | jel:J12 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper explores how the relative circumstances of men and women following marital dissolution affect sex-selection behavior within marriages. China's 2001 divorce reform liberalized divorce in favor of women and secured women's property rights after separation. We u... View more
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