Gender and preferences at a young age: Evidence from Armenia

@article{Khachatryan2015GenderAP,
  title={Gender and preferences at a young age: Evidence from Armenia},
  author={Karen Khachatryan and Anna Dreber and Emma von Essen and Eva Ranehill},
  journal={Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization},
  year={2015},
  volume={118},
  pages={318-332}
}
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