Household and Family Economics

Household and Family Economics

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This volume is a compilation of essays by prominent economists in the area of household and family economics. The volume attempts to cover some areas in the field and focuses on topics such as income determination and the intergenerational transmission of income generation, the changing role of women in the labor force, fertility, and income tax treatment of the family. Each essay is followed by a discussion of part, or all, of its contents.
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  • Hardback | 260 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 22.9mm | 521.64g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1996 ed.
  • VIII, 260 p.
  • 0792396545
  • 9780792396543

Table of contents

1. Overview; P.L. Menchik. 2. The Roles of the Family in the Formation of Offspring's Earnings and Income Capacity; P. Taubman. Discussion; G. Solon. 3. Explaining Intergenerational Transfers; J.B. Davies. Discussion; D. Cox. 4. A Review of Recent Developments in the Economics of Fertility; D.J. Macunovich. Discussion; R.A. Easterlin. 5. Family Labor Market Incentives: Men and Women Working for Pay; S.W. Polachek, W.S. Siebert. Discussion; J.R. Wolfe. 6. Income Tax Treatment of the Family; J.G. Gravelle. Discussion; H.S. Rosen. 7. Early Education of Children in Families and Schools; F.P. Stafford. Discussion; D.S. Hamermesh. Index.
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