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News: the role of children's gender

Report Report published by CenEA's researchers demonstrates the important role of the gender of the first child on family structure and expenditure patterns in Poland.


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A report by CenEA's researchers - Krzysztof Karbownik and Michał Myck, which has been published in the IZA Discussion Papers series and on CenEA's webpage demonstrates the important role of the gender of the first child on family structure and expenditure patterns in Poland.


The report entitled: "Mommies’ girls get dresses, daddies’ boys get toys. Gender preferences in Poland and their implications" can be downloaded from the IZA web page as IZA Discussion Paper nr 6232 or from CenEA's website as CenEA Working Paper nr 3/2011.

A press release with a summary of the results is available in Polish:
Gender of the first child and its effects on family outocmes: press release

For more information contact the authors of the report:
Krzysztof Karbownik, krzysztof.karbownik@nek.uu.se
Michal Myck, mmyck@cenea.org.pl

For media enquiries related to the report contact:

FineArt Communications
Monika Stelmach
mstelmach@fineart-com.pl  tel. +48 698 649 888
Magdalena Żuk
mzuk@fineart-com.pl tel. +48 608 362 996