The Neolithic Revolution and Contemporary Sex Ratios
Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Date Written: May 30, 2018
This study establishes a strong association between the country-level female-to-male sex ratio at birth and the time elapsed from a society transitioned to sedentary agricultural activities (the Neolithic Revolution) until 1500AD. This association is robust to the inclusion of various geographical and socioeconomic controls.
Keywords: Agricultural Transition; Neolithic Revolution; Sex Ratio; Gender Bias
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