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Extended Families and Child Well-being

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Using rich longitudinal survey data from the Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS), evidence is presented on the relationship between three measures of health- and education-related human capital of children and the distribution of resources among extended family members. IFLS is ideally suited for this research since the survey collects detailed information about income and wealth from both coresident and non co-resident family members.

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