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dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-11T13:48:00Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-11T13:48:00Z
dc.date.issued 2019-01
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/72144
dc.description.abstract Are two parents and single parents allocating household resources to children in the same way? Which factors affect intra-household inequality? Do mothers re-distribute more income to children as they are more empowered? We focus on child welfare in the context of two parent and single parent families, which is relevant for policy recommendation. We model households behavior in a collective framework, which allows us to understand the rule governing the allocation process between adults and children. Using consumption data from Argentina from three consecutive expenditures surveys (1996, 2004 and 2012) we analyze intra-household behavior over three different socio-economic contexts. We estimate a collective quadratic demand system following a structural approach to identify the fraction of total household expenditure that is devoted to children and adults, exploiting the ob- servability of assignable goods. We provide the first evidence of intra-household inequality and individual poverty levels for Argentina. Our results indicate that family structure matters in the intra-household distribution. We find a positive gender bias in expenditure when children are females for both types of families, and we document that children fare better when mothers have a higher bargaining power in the allocation process, measured by their employment status. Further, we find several features of intra-household behavior which are persistent in time. en
dc.language en es
dc.subject Argentina es
dc.subject collective model en
dc.subject demand system en
dc.subject sharing rule en
dc.subject intra-household resource distribution en
dc.subject child welfare en
dc.title Intra-Household Inequality and Child Welfare in Argentina en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.uri http://www.cedlas.econo.unlp.edu.ar/wp/wp-content/uploads/doc_cedlas241.pdf es
sedici.identifier.issn 1853-0168 es
sedici.creator.person Echeverría, Lucía es
sedici.creator.person Menon, Martina es
sedici.creator.person Perali, Federico es
sedici.creator.person Berges, Miriam es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Económicas es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) es
sedici.subtype Documento de trabajo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Documentos de Trabajo del CEDLAS es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue no. 241 es

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