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Replication data for: Child-Adoption Matching: Preferences for Gender and Race

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Baccara, Mariagiovanna
  • Collard-Wexler, Allan
  • Felli, Leonardo
  • Yariv, Leeat
Publication Date
2013-12-30
Description
  • Abstract

    This paper uses a new dataset on child-adoption matching to estimate the preferences of potential adoptive parents over US-born and unborn children relinquished for adoption. We identify significant preferences favoring girls and against African American children put up for adoption. These attitudes vary in magnitudes across different adoptive parents—heterosexual, same-sex couples, and single women. We consider the effects of excluding single women and same-sex couples from the process, and find that this would substantially reduce the overall number of adopted children.
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Relations
  • Is supplemented by
    DOI: 10.1257/app.6.3.133 (Text)
Publications
  • Baccara, Mariagiovanna, Allan Collard-Wexler, Leonardo Felli, and Leeat Yariv. “Child-Adoption Matching: Preferences for Gender and Race.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 6, no. 3 (July 2014): 133–58. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.6.3.133.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.6.3.133 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2019-10-12 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Baccara, Mariagiovanna; Collard-Wexler, Allan; Felli, Leonardo; Yariv, Leeat (2013): Replication data for: Child-Adoption Matching: Preferences for Gender and Race. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. http://doi.org/10.3886/E113894V1