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Dowry and Property Rights

  title={Dowry and Property Rights},
  author={S. Anderson},
  • S. Anderson
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • Modernisation necessarily leads to the emergence of dowry as a direct transfer to the groom ("groom-price"). The historical instances of dowry can be classified according to the schema implied by the model. The implications of the model are also tested using current data from Pakistan; a country of some relevance because dowry legislation is currently an active policy debate [BREAD WP 080]. 
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