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Extended Families and Child Well-being

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  • Daniel LaFave

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  • Duncan Thomas

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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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  • Daniel LaFave & Duncan Thomas, 2014. "Extended Families and Child Well-being," Working Papers id:6277, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:6277
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    Keywords

    family members; health; education; human capital; capital; children; resources; research; income; wealth; Indonesia; extended families;

    JEL classification:

    • D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
    • I0 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General
    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth

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