Intra Household Resource Allocation And Their Impact On Expenditure Patterns: Comparative Evidence From South Africa And Pakistan
AbstractThis paper tests, using data from South Africa and Pakistan, two major implications of the unitary household model, namely, that (a) each individual pools the various components of her/his non labour earnings, and (b) men and women pool their non labour earnings between themselves. The study uses a three stage least squares procedure that, besides recognising the endogeneity of all the income variables, allows for simultaneity between all the income and expenditure equations.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Tasmania - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 2000-09.
Length: 63 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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HOUSEHOLD ; ECONOMIC MODELS ; LABOUR ; INCOME;
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