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Preferences over leisure and consumption of siblings and intra-household allocation

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Children are increasingly treated as active members in the household. However, their preferences over consumption and leisure are rarely modelled. This paper considers heterogeneity in siblings' preferences over leisure and consumption and builds a theoretical and empirical model for children's time and consumption allocations in a household. We test the predictions of the model with unique data from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam which contain detailed information on time use and alloc...

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University of Oxford
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Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2014-07-02
Paper number:
713
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1143692
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pubs:1143692
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2020-12-15

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