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Title:Big and tall parents do not have more sons PDF Logo
Authors:Denny, Kevin
Issue Date:2007
Series/Report no.:Working paper series // UCD Centre for Economic Research 2007/15
Abstract:In a 2005 paper Kanezawa proposed a generalisation of the classic Trivers-Willard hypothesis. It was argued that as a result taller and heavier parents should have more sons relative to daughters. Using two British cohort studies, evidence was presented which was partly consistent with the hypothesis. I analyse the relationship between an individual being male and their parents' height and weight using one of the datasets. No evidence of any such relationship is found.
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Working Paper Series, UCD School of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD)

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