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--male-female differences in concerns and objectives in family life. Elementary sex differences in reproductive biology constitute the basic … building blocks of studies of family behavior in many disciplines, but despite recent progress they get far less attention than … they deserve in economic studies of the family. I explore, separately, the implications of three basic biological facts for …
How can parents secure old-age support in the form of care, attention or financial transfers from their children? We … their own parents when children are present to observe such transfers. Parents who desire old-age support have an incentive … to behave appropriately. The idea that the parents' behavior is aimed at inculcating desirable behavior in their children …
of these custody law reforms on the incidence of marriage and divorce. Our identification strategy exploits the different … data suggest that the introduction of joint custody led to a long-run increase in marriage rates. There is no convincing … dampened the persistent downturn in marriage. Our empirical evidence is fully consistent with the supposition that these …
This paper studies the effects of different income transfers on individual welfare, in both marriage and divorce … situations, and on family decisions. We assume three generations within the family. We develop a sequential game that, in a first … losses derived from the marriage. We have also found that the donor of an intergenerational transfer can behave in a …
Custody laws governing living arrangements for children following their parents' divorce have changed dramatically … consequences of joint custody laws for families in such areas as family formation, labor force participation, suicide, domestic …
of these custody law reforms on the incidence of marriage and divorce. Our identification strategy exploits the different … data suggest that the introduction of joint custody led to a long-run increase in marriage rates. There is no convincing … dampened the persistent downturn in marriage. Our empirical evidence is fully consistent with the supposition that these …
of these custody law reforms on the incidence of marriage and divorce. Our identification strategy exploits the different … data suggest that the introduction of joint custody led to a long-run increase in marriage rates. There is no convincing … dampened the persistent downturn in marriage. Our empirical evidence is fully consistent with the supposition that these …
Custody laws governing living arrangements for children following their parents’ divorce have changed dramatically … consequences of joint custody laws for families in such areas as family formation, labor force participation, suicide, domestic …
additional marriages are the result of an increased incentive of men to marry. -- Joint custody ; marriage ; divorce ; family law … of these custody law reforms on the incidence of marriage and divorce. Our identification strategy exploits the different … data suggest that the introduction of joint custody led to a long-run increase in marriage rates. There is no convincing …
Custody laws governing living arrangements for children following their parents’ divorce have changed dramatically … consequences of joint custody laws for families in such areas as family formation, labor force participation, suicide, domestic …