The Indian Ultrasound Paradox

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Akbulut-Yuksel, Mevlude ; Rosenblum, Daniel (2012)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: Schwangerschaftsabbruch | O1 | Medizintechnisches Gerät | Geschlecht | India | Feldforschung | J13 | J16 | ultrasound | ultrasound, sex-selective abortion, India | sex-selective abortion | Indien
    • jel: jel:O1 | jel:J13 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

The liberalization of the Indian economy in the 1990s made prenatal ultrasound technology affordable and available to a large fraction of the population. As a result, ultrasound use amongst pregnant women rose dramatically in many parts of India. This paper provides evi... View more
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