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What Parents Want: Evidence From Child Adoption
Leeat Yariv, Professor of Economics at Caltech.
Introduction by Jonathan N. Katz
The adoption process is fascinating for social scientists, allowing inspection of fundamental questions about preferences of parents for child attributes, such as race and gender, that are difficult to identify with biological chilen, where parents have limited freedom of choice. A new data set enables us to examine parents' attitudes and behavior in the domestic adoption process, while providing policymakers an evidence-driven base for evaluating the implications of highly debated policies, such as those restricting adoption by single-sex and foreign couples.
Feb. 15, 2012
MEDIUM: Video; FORMAT: DVCPRO HD, edited master; and DVCPRO HD, camera master; LENGTH: 41:40:08; QUANTITY: 1, 1
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