"MISSING WOMEN": REVISITING THE DEBATE

@article{Klasen2003MISSINGWR,
  title={"MISSING WOMEN": REVISITING THE DEBATE},
  author={S. Klasen and C. Wink},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={263 - 299}
}
In a series of papers in the late 1980s, Amartya Sen claimed that about 100 million women were "missing," referring to the number of females who had died as a result of unequal access to resources in parts of the developing world. A subsequent debate has refined these estimates using different demographic techniques. In this paper, we review this debate, provide an update on the number of "missing women," and investigate the determinants of current trends in gender bias in mortality. We find… Expand
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