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O Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from Immigrants to Canada

Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund, Kevin Milligan

NBER Working Paper No. 15391
Issued in October 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Donna Feir for excellent research assistance. This paper was previously titled: Son Preference and the Persistence of Culture: Evidence from Asian Immigrants to Canada. We are grateful for comments received at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the NBER Summer Institute, Ohio State, Seoul National University, Simon Fraser, UBC, and IFAU; and also for comments from Sonia Laszlo. This paper represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of Statistics Canada nor or the National Bureau of Economic Research. The data used in his article can be obtained through application to the Research Data Centre program at http://www.statcan.ca/english/rdc/index.htm.

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