Analysis of Child Gender Discrimination Based on Adults' Consumption Patterns: Microdata Evidence from China

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Feridoon Koohi-Kamali; R. Liu; Y. Liu;

The applications of the Rothbarth model of inferring child gender discrimination from the variations in parental living standard have consistently failed to uncover evidence for bias from surveys in countries with some of the world's worst welfare outcomes for girls. Th... View more
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