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Dowry payments in Pakistan have however evolved to being a direct payment from the wife's family to the groom and his family . Working Paper 188, O±ce of Women in International Development, Michigan State University.

Dowry payments in Pakistan have however evolved to being a direct payment from the wife's family to the groom and his family, leaving the wife with no ownership rights of the money. Age and Social State at Marriage, Karachi, Pakistan 1961-64 and 1980: A Comparative Study.

CentER Working Paper No. 8. The aim of this paper is to study dowry payments in Pakistan. 82. 44 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2000. See all articles by Siwan Anderson. Several interpretations for dowry are distinguished using a simple theoretical framework and the predictions of this model are tested using recent data from Pakistan. The investigation concludes that despite religious and cultural differences, the phenomenon of dowry in Pakistan appears to occur for reasons which are similar to those in India.

Anderson Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Siwan Anderson and Simon Anderson. ) No 691, Department of Economics - Working Papers Series from The University of Melbourne. More papers in Department of Economics - Working Papers Series from The University of Melbourne Department of Economics, The University of Melbourne, 4th Floor, FBE Building, Level 4, 111 Barry Street. Victoria, 3010, Australia. Contact information at EDIRC. University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics. Date Written: August 2000.

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The economics of dowry payments in Pakistan. CentER Working Paper, 2000. S Anderson, A Kotwal, A Kulkarni, B Ramaswami. Working Paper, International Growth Centre, London School of Economics an. 2013. Formalizing informal institutions: Theory and evidence from a Kenyan slum. S Anderson, P Francois. Institutions and Economic Growth, 409-451, 2008.

The descriptions of marriage payments in this paper are . In contemporary times, India’s widespread dowry payments have been exten-sively documented.

y Siwan Anderson is Assistant Professor of Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancou-ver, British Columbia, Canada. Her e-mail address is ͗siwanderrchange. 152 Journal of Economic Perspectives. Dowries have long been a custom in India and are presently an almost universal phenomenon.

Siwan Anderson CentER and Department of Economics, Tilburg University.

These payments can be substantial enough to affect the welfare of women and a. .BREAD Working Paper 80. Anderson, Siwan.

These payments can be substantial enough to affect the welfare of women and a society's distribution of wealth. Recent estimates document transfers per marriage amounting to four to six times annual household income. This paper first establishes some basic facts about the prevalence and magnitude of marriage payments. oceedings{Anderson2007TheEO, title {The Economics of Dowry and Brideprice}, author {Siwan Anderson}, year {2007} }. Siwan Anderson. Why the Marriage Squeeze Cannot Cause Dowry Inflation. Journal of Political Economy.

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