Short paper

Sex Preferences for Children Revisited: New Evidence from Germany

Karsten Hank  By the same author

      Hans-Peter Kohler  By the same author

Resume

Sex preferences for children may have implications for a couple’s fertility behaviour in the sense that parents who desire one or more children of a certain sex should tend to have larger families than would otherwise be the case (see for example Seidl, 1995)1. The influence of the sex distribution of previous children on fertility intentions (…)