Who's Minding the Kids? An Economic Comparison of Sole and Joint Custody
AbstractWe examine the allocation of spending by divorced parents on both private goods and goods which they share with their child. Sole and joint custody arrangements differ in the pattern of shared goods. Parents play a non-cooperative game. We compute the putcomes under sole and joint custody, and examine the effects of income redistribution.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Victoria in its series Department Discussion Papers with number 0101.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 06 Jul 2001
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- Welling, Linda & Bearance, Marci, 2002. "Who's minding the kids? An economic comparison of sole and joint custody," The Journal of Socio-Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 15-29.
- D19 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Other
- H22 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Incidence
- H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
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