Son preference and fertility in China.

@article{Poston2002SonPA,
  title={Son preference and fertility in China.},
  author={Dudley L. Poston},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={333-47}
}
This paper examines the effect of son preference on the hazards of having a second and a third birth. With data from the Two-per-thousand National Sample Survey on Fertility and Contraception conducted in 1988 by the State Family Planning Commission of China, the hazard of having a second birth among 62+ thousand married women who have had a first birth, and the hazard of having a third birth among 43+ thousand married women who have had two births was examined. These two hazards (i.e. the… CONTINUE READING

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