Posts Tagged ‘missing women’

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    Gender Issues: A Saudi Subway

    Aug 26, 13 • 438 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Growth, Economic History, Education, Gender Issues, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, RegulationNo Comments

    Monthly, a Saudi college student spends $535 (2,000 riyals) for a minibus that drives her to and from school. Without the minibus, she would need a taxi or a male driver because religious law prohibits her from driving her own car.  When she graduates,

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    Son Preference

    Jul 30, 10 • 216 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Thinkers, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    If there are 122 men for every 100 women, how do you find a wife? According to a Columbia University professor, in China, you save. Economists have been asking why Chinese households save so much–30% as compared to a current 6% rate in the U.S. One