Motives for interqenerational transfers: Evidence from Malaysia
In this paper we discuss a number of hypotheses about motives for intergenerational transfers within the family. We use data on time and money transfers between generations in Malaysia, where there is neither Social Security nor Medicare, to explore these hypotheses empirically.
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Volume (Year): 34 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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