We also had a presentation on female genital mutilation, or female circumcision as some insist on calling it, and it seemed to me it could be characterized, at least in part, as a multiple equilibrium, collective action problem with tipping points. So I asked what they knew about tipping points ? the point where the social pressure switches from doing it to not having it done as fewer and fewer have the procedure done to them From Mark Thoma?s recent trip to Kenya.
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The economics of female genital mutilation
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