Examining the Relationship of Birth Order and Gender on Children's Health Outcomes Within Families in Pakistan and Bangladesh
Bashir Din, Natasha
This research paper examines the effects of birth order on child health outcomes in Bangladesh and Pakistan. Though previous studies have looked at birth order effects on education and future earnings, very few have looked at the relationship between birth order and health. This paper uses multivariate OLS regression to examine how the relationship between birth order and health outcomes is confounded by the gender of the child.
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