Quantity-Quality and the One Child Policy:The Only-Child Disadvantage in School Enrollment in Rural China

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Nancy Qian (2009)
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    • jel: jel:I20 | jel:J13 | jel:O1

Many believe that increasing the quantity of children will lead to a decrease in their quality. This paper exploits plausibly exogenous changes in family size caused by relaxations in China's One Child Policy to estimate the causal effect of family size on school enroll... View more
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