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Economic Growth, Comparative Advantage, and Gender Differences in Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from the Birthweight Differences of Chinese Twins

Mark Rosenzweig and Junsen Zhang

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Abstract: Data from two surveys of twins in China are used to contribute to an improved understanding of the role of economic development in affecting gender differences in the trends in, levels of, and returns to schooling observed in China and in many developing countries in recent decades. [BREAD Working Paper No. 323]. URL:[http://ipl.econ.duke.edu/bread/papers/working/323.pdf].

Keywords: schooling; gender; twins; China; economic development, gender differences, growth, log-linear wage functions, men, women, Child Twins Survey, nutritional improvements, human capital investments, skill, females, males (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-02
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