Hepatitis B and the Case of the Missing Women (JPE 2005)

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Authors Title Journal Year Edition Pages JEL Codes Keywords
Emily Oster Hepatitis B and the Case of the Missing Women JPE 2005 6 1163-213 D1, I1, J11, J13, J71 Missing women, Sex ratio, China, India, Africa, Hepatitis B, Vaccination, Egypt, West Asia, Amartya Sen, Economics, Health studies, Demography

Article information

Program code Data Readme Method(s) & estimation Data type Data used Origin of data used Software used (Version)
1 - accessible on journal website 1 - accessible on journal website 0 - not available online Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) Micro US Census Integrated Public Use Microsample (US IPUMS), 1980-2000, United Nations, 1970-1990, for India and for Nepal from Demographic and Health Surveys, 1990-2000, Chinese census, Chinese 1 percent census, HPV valence from, WHO, OECD USA, China, India, Nepal, South Korea, Mexico, Iran, Philippines, and many other countries Stata

Replication of this study

Authors Title Journal Year Edition Pages JEL Codes Keywords Replication type Replication result [refer to replication type 1 and 2] Raw data Call into question Authors statement
Monica Das Gupta Cultural versus Biological Factors in Explaining Asia's “Missing Women”: Response to Oster PDR 2006 2 328–32 1 - yes
Ming-Jen Lin, Ming-Ching Luoh Can Hepatitis B Mothers Account for the Number of Missing Women? Evidence from Three Million Newborns in Taiwan AER 2008 5 2259–73 I12, J16
Emily Oster, Gang Chen, Xinsen Yu, Wenyao Lin Hepatitis B does not explain male-biased sex ratios in China EL 2010 2 142-4 J13, J16 Missing women, Hepatitis B, China 1 - yes
Amar Hamoudi Exploring the Causal Machinery behind Sex Ratios at Birth: Does Hepatitis B Play a Role? EDCC 2010 1 1-20 4 - (new methods & data) 1 - yes


DOI: 10.1086/498588 IDEAS: a/ucp/jpolec/v113y2005i6p1163-1216.html EconPapers: RePEc:ucp:jpolec:v:113:y:2005:i:6:p:1163-1216

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