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Intra-household Competition for Care: The Role of Bequest-regulating Social Norms

Aged care support

Elisabetta Magnani, Garima Verma, Anu Rammohan

We model the allocation of time resources by adult children between competing caring activities - those towards coresiding elderly and those towards coresiding children.

We test the implications of our model for children's school performance by focusing on Indonesia, a country characterized by heterogeneity in social norms, population ageing and reliance on the family for elderly support.


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