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Are parents altruistic? Evidence from Mexico

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  • Christian Schluter
  • Jackline Wahba

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 1025-1046

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:23:y:2010:i:3:p:1025-1046

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    Keywords: Parental altruism; Poor households; PROGRESA; D12; D64; I38;

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    5. Hayashi, Fumio, 1995. "Is the Japanese Extended Family Altruistically Linked? A Test Based on Engel Curves," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 103(3), pages 661-74, June.
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    1. Bargain, Olivier & Donni, Olivier & Kwenda, Prudence, 2014. "Intrahousehold distribution and poverty: Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 262-276.

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