Having a Son Promotes Clean Cooking Fuel Use in Urban India: Women's Status and Son Preference

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Avinash Kishore; Dean Spears; (2014)
  • Journal: Economic Development and Cultural Change,volume 62,issue 4,pages673-673
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/676330

Urban Indian households with a male first child are approximately 2 percentage points more likely to use clean cooking fuel than comparable households with a female first child. Given Indian son preference, there are at least two mechanisms by which child sex could affe... View more
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