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Child Gender And Parental Investments In India: Are Boys And Girls Treated Differently?

Silvia H. Barcellos, Leandro Carvalho, Adriana Lleras-Muney

NBER Working Paper No. 17781
Issued in January 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to seminar participants at Northwestern University, FGV, Princeton University, PUC-Rio, RAND, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UCLA, UIC, UIUC, USC, the World Bank, Saint Louis Federal Reserve and Yale for their suggestions and especially to Anne Case, Taryn Dinkelman, Henry Farber, Bo Honoré, Seema Jayachandran, Robert Jensen, David Lee, Christina Paxson, John Strauss, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl and Joanne Yoong for their comments. This work was generously supported by a grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Grant Number 5 R03 HD066035-02). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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