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    • Religion and Fertility in India: The role of son preference and daughter aversion 

      Borooah, Vani; Iyer, Sriya (Department of Applied Economics, University of Cambridge, 2004-07-08)
      This paper brings together the notion of ‘son preference’ and the complementary concept of ‘daughter aversion’ to provide an explanation for larger Muslim, relative to Hindu, families in India. Just as sons bring ‘benefits’ ...