The Great Expectations: Impact of One-Child Policy on Education of Girls
Wei Huang (),
Xiaoyan Lei and
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The findings of the paper highlights the role of fertility policies in womenâ€™s empowerment of last century. This paper investigates the impact of the birth control policies on teenage girlsâ€™ education attainment. The estimates suggest that the policies explain 30 percent of the education increase for women born in 1945-1980 and 50 percent of the gender gap narrowing in China.
Keywords: One-Child Policy; education of girls; expectation; China; fertility policies; empowerment; gender gap; primary schools; Policy Implementation . (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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