The Kids are Alright? An Analysis of Child Benefit using Irish Data
AbstractChild benefit is a universal payment to all households with children in Ireland. Unlike other transfers however it is paid to the mother. This paper analyses expenditure patterns out of this transfer payment and compares them to expenditure patterns from other sources of income using Irish Household Budget Survey. This throws light on within household resource allocation and also on the extent to which households treat different sources on income differently.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 99/26.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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CHILDREN ; IRELAND ; HOUSEHOLD;
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- David Madden, 1999. "The Kids are Alright? An Analysis of Child Benefit Using Irish Data," Working Papers 199926, School Of Economics, University College Dublin.
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
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