Gender Preferences for Children Revisited: New Evidence from Germany

@inproceedings{Hank2002GenderPF,
  title={Gender Preferences for Children Revisited: New Evidence from Germany},
  author={Karsten Hank and H Kohler},
  year={2002}
}
Empirical research investigating gender preferences for children and their implications for fertility decisions in advanced industrial societies is relatively scarce. Recent studies on this matter have presented ambiguous evidence regarding the existence as well as the direction such preferences can take. We use data from the most recent German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) to analyse determinants of the preferred sex composition of prospective offspring as well as the influence of the sex of… CONTINUE READING

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