Prenatal Sex Selection and Girls' Well-Being: Evidence from India

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Hu, Luojia; Schlosser, Analia;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: Schwangerschaftsabbruch | I1 | son preference, prenatal sex selection, ultrasound, sex ratio at birth, gender discrimination, child health | child health | Frauen | Abortion ; Prenatal care | J13 | sex ratio at birth | Gesundheit | J16 | ultrasound | son preference | Kinder | O12 | prenatal sex selection | Indien | gender discrimination | Geschlechterdiskriminierung
    • jel: jel:I1 | jel:J13 | jel:O12 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330

In this paper, we study the impact of prenatal sex selection on the well-being of girls by analyzing changes in children's nutritional status and mortality during the years since the diffusion of prenatal sex determination technologies in India. We further examine vario... View more
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