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Public policy and extended families

Marianne Bertrand

Public policy and extended families

evidence from South Africa

by Marianne Bertrand

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family policy -- Economic aspects -- South Africa.,
  • Family demography -- Economic aspects -- South Africa.,
  • Old age pensions -- South Africa.,
  • Labor supply -- Government policy -- South Africa.,
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- South Africa.,
  • Sex role -- Economic aspects -- South Africa.,
  • Women -- Employment -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarianne Bertrand, Douglas Miller, Sendhil Mullainathan.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7594, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7594.
    ContributionsMiller, Douglas., Mullainathan, Sendhil., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22398413M

      Policies that increase resources and financial security strengthen families. A large body of research underscores how inadequate resources and financial stress contribute to family conflict and.   "Throughout this process, we will continue to seek the advice of public health officials, school leaders, and families to ensure the health and safety of the educational community," Kemp said.

      In Extended Families: Journeys in Time and Place, award-winning author Ven Begamudré traces the history of both sides of his family, telling a story that is both timeless and universal. "My grandmother's house has two gates. The iron from which they were wrought long ago turned to irony." So begins the story of a South Indian family of high-caste Brahmins, men and women, . The current literature, in addition to relying on invalid conclusions of a relationship between the elderly in extended families and wealth, is plagued by insufficient empirical evidence (e.g. failure to demonstrate a link between wealth and present income, making broad assumptions about transfer of wealth from parents to children, etc.).

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Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from South Africa Marianne Bertrand, Douglas Miller, Sendhil Mullainathan. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in March NBER Program(s):Economics of Aging, Labor Studies Tightly knit extended families, in which people often give money to and get money from relatives, characterize many developing countries.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bertrand, Marianne. Public policy and extended families. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from Pensions in South Africa Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Douglas Miller How are resources allocated within extended families in developing economies.

This question is investigated using a unique social experiment: the. Get this from a library. Public policy and extended families: evidence from South Africa. [Marianne Bertrand; Douglas Miller; Sendhil Mullainathan; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Tightly knit extended families, in which people often give money to and get money from relatives, characterize many developing countries.

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