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Family size and parental wealth: the role of family transfers in Europe

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As baby boomers enter retirement, an increasing portion of the population in Europe will rely on wealth as a source of financial security. We address two research questions: what is the association between family size, i.e. the number of children, and wealth for adults who are preparing for or have entered retirement and does the generosity of family transfers moderate that association? Data from the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) are used to estimate the relati...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10680-022-09611-w

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Author
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0000-0001-7756-6799
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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European Commission
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681546
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
European Journal of Population More from this journal
Volume:
38
Issue:
3
Pages:
401-428
Publication date:
2022-03-31
Acceptance date:
2021-11-15
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EISSN:
1572-9885
ISSN:
0168-6577
Pmid:
35966360
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English
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1256315
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pubs:1256315
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2022-12-01

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