Gender Inequality and the Sex Ratio in Three Emerging Economies

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Prabir C. Bhattacharya;
(2012)

The aim of this paper is to study inequality and deprivations as reflected in the human sex ratio (commonly defined as the number of males per 100 females). The particular focus is on three emerging economies, viz., Russia, India and China. The paper compares and contra... View more
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