Per-capita income versus household-need adjusted income: a cross-country comparison
We use data from the Luxembourg Income Study in order to quantify the economy-wide monetary gains achieved by Household-Size Economies, due to the within-household sharing of goods by individuals living in multi-member households. In most of the twenty countries we examine, we observe a decline in monetary gains achieved by Household-Size Economies over time. This decline is the result of a demographic trend towards smaller-sized household units, rather than a change in the shares of aggregate disposable income earned by household types of different size.
Volume (Year): 18 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3-4 (September-December)
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Web page: http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/jid/indexEmail:
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:jid:journl:y:2009:v:18:i:3-4:p:11-23. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Benjamin Nicholls)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.