Show simple item record Denny, Kevin 2009-03-13T13:01:11Z 2009-03-13T13:01:11Z Geary Institute 2008 en 2008-02-04
dc.description.abstract In a 2005 paper Kanezawa proposed a generalisation of the classic Trivers- Willard hypothesis. It was argued that as a result taller and heavier parents should have more sons relative to daughters. Using two British cohort studies, evidence was presented which was partly consistent with the hypothesis. I analyse the relationship between an individual being male and their parents’ height and weight using one of the datasets. No evidence of any such relationship is found. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Geary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Geary Institute Discussion Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP/3/2008 en
dc.relation.uri Big and tall parents do not have more sons (November 2007) en
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dc.relation.uri Big and tall parents do not have more sons (2008) en
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dc.subject.lcsh Parent and child en
dc.subject.lcsh Parents--Physiology en
dc.subject.lcsh Human reproduction--Physiological aspects en
dc.title Big and tall parents do not have more sons en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.authorurl Kevin Denny (Web page) en
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dc.internal.authorid UCD0005 en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
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dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Denny|Kevin|aut|UCD0005

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