Session 87:
Son Preference and Sex Selection

Thursday, May 1
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wellesley
3rd Floor

Discussant: John Bongaarts, Population Council
Chair: Sajeda Amin, Population Council

  1. Why Are Sex Ratios Beginning to Even Out in India? A Test of Supply and Demand Side Factors Influencing Son PreferenceNadia Diamond-Smith, University of California, San Francisco

  2. Son Preference and Prenatal Sex Selection: The Impact of Fertility Decline on Gender ImbalanceSylvie Dubuc, University of Oxford; Devinder Sivia, University of Oxford

  3. Does Son Preference Persist in the Context of Very Low Fertility? Trends in Fertility Intentions in South KoreaSam Hyun Yoo, Arizona State University

  4. Why Are Adult Women Missing? Son Preference and Maternal Survival in IndiaAnnamaria Milazzo, World Bank Group

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