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Nopoor Policy Brief Nr.37: The Risk of Polygamy and Wives’ saving Behavior

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In a polygamous society, all monogamous women are potentially at risk of polygamy as their husband may decide to take a second wife. This study focuses on how the risk of transition from a monogamous to a polygamous union affects the decisions of women in terms of savings.

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