The Changing Economics of Marriage: Sex Imbalance and Bride Price in China
In this video, Xu Yuanwei discusses her latest research on China’s marriage market and changes in bride price development. She debates China’s one child policy as well as the implications of China’s unbalanced sex ratio for society and economy.
Yuanwei Xu is a member of the Research Training Group 1723 “Globalization and Development” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Lukas Menkhoff. She holds a Master degree in Development Economics from University of Göttingen and a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Nanjing University in China.