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Intra-household allocation of time and money

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There are four parts to this thesis: the first chapter analyses the structure of leisure in couples with particular emphasis on joint leisure. We take a structural approach and model the household as a two-stage decision making unit. The findings suggest that couples see joint leisure as a distinct good from private leisure. Specifically when a household decides to have more leisure, almost 40 percent of this increase is allocated to joint leisure as opposed to only 8 to 15 percent allocat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:f89572f3-ffbd-451c-a40a-d8b704c22023
Local pid:
ora:7102

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