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Mother and children: an endogenous approach

Liu, Amy Y.C.


Most literature on intra-family allocation of time focuses on two-person households, especially on the substitution of the wife's labour for that of the husband in home production. Extending the model to include children may change the predicted family division of labour. This paper attempts to model children's time allocated to household chores and treats their time as an endogenous variable, along with the time allocation of the mother. Then, data collected in Vietnam is used to test the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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