Economics of the family

  • 224 Pages
  • 4.50 MB
  • English
J.B Lippincott company , Philadelphia, London [etc.]
Statementby C. W. Taber and Ruth A. Wardall.
SeriesLippincott"s unit texts
ContributionsWardall, Ruth A. b. 1877, joint author.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 224 p. : incl. illus., forms. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16143586M

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ECONOMICS OF THE FAMILY The family is a complex decision unit in which partners with potentially different objectives make consumption, work, and fertility decisions.

Couples marry and divorce partly based on their ability to coordinate these activities, which, in turn, depends on how well they are matched.

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The family is a complex decision unit in which partners with potentially different objectives make consumption, work and fertility decisions. What do economists have to say about behavior within the context of the family.

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It describes the economic impacts of different types of families to demonstrate how some types of families are more likely than others to succeed in life. More about this item Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. Theodore W. Schultz, "Fertility and Economic Values," NBER Chapters, in: Economics of the Family: Marriage, Children, and Human Capital, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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