The final issue of the Journal of Population Economics for 2019 has been published! Issue 32(4) contains ten exceptional articles that address themes such as migration and social remittances, demography and population policy, and development in family contexts.
The lead article, by Ancestral ecological endowments and missing women” concludes that regions with poorer ecological resources corresponded to greater gender inequality in pre-history, which has in turn has translated into contemporary norms relating to command of resources between men and women.Chandan Kumar Jha, and Sudipta Sarangi, explores how historical ecological endowments have affected contemporary female-to-male sex ratios. “
Issue 32(4) is available online here: https://link.springer.com/journal/148/32/4.