Thursday, November 17 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 8
Missing Girls, Sex Ratios at Birth and Economic Development: Evidence Across Europe

Chair: Evan Roberts, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Sakari Saaritsa, University of Helsinki

1. Were There Missing Girls in Liberal Italy? Evidence from a New Data Set, 1861-1921Gabriele Cappelli, University of Siena.

2. Economic Development, Female Wages and Missing Female Births in Spain, 1900-1930Rebeca Echavarri, Universidad de Navarra.

3. Sex Ratios at Birth and Missing Girls in Finland: Regional and Temporal Variation, 1880-1938Sakari Saaritsa, University of Helsinki.

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