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Oster, Emily – Journal of Political Economy, 2005
In many Asian countries the ratio of male to female population is higher than in the West: as high as 1.07 in China and India, and even higher in Pakistan. A number of authors (most notably Amartya Sen) have suggested that this imbalance reflects excess female mortality and have argued that as many as 100 million women are "missing."…
Descriptors: Viruses, Foreign Countries, Females, Communicable Diseases