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Does Property Ownership by Women Reduce Domestic Violence? A Case of Latin America
(American University of Sharjah, 2020-06-01)
It is widely believed that empowering women via various material means increases women’s outside options and, thereby, makes them less vulnerable to intimate partner violence. However, the effect of such empowerment on ...
Parental Transfers and Fertility: Does the Recipient's Gender Matter?
(American University of Sharjah, 2017-06-02)
This paper examines the role of parental transfers on family size. We introduce a simple theoretical model of fertility decision where preferences towards children may differ between female and male spouses. Parental ...