More on Marriage, Fertility and the Distribution of Income

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Show simple item record Greenwood, Jeremy Guner, Nezih Knowles, John 2014-05-30T10:47:02Z 2014-05-30T10:47:02Z 2003-08
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation International Economic Review (2003), 44(3), 827–862
dc.identifier.issn 1468-2354
dc.description This is the accepted version of the following article: Greenwood , J., Guner, N. and Knowles, J. A. (2003), More on Marriage, Fertility, and the Distribution of Income. International Economic Review, 44(3), 827–862, which has been published in final form at:
dc.description.abstract According to Pareto (1896), the distribution of income depends on “the nature of the people comprising a society, on the organization of the latter, and, also, in part, on chance.” In the model developed here the “nature of the people” is captured by attitudes toward marriage, divorce, fertility, and children. Singles search for mates in a marriage market. Married agents bargain about work, and the quantity and quality of children. They can divorce. Social policies, such as child support requirements, reflect the “organization of the (society).” Finally, “chance” is modeled by randomness in income, marriage opportunities, and marital bliss.
dc.description.sponsorship Financial support from the NSF and SSHRC is gratefully acknowledged.
dc.format.extent 36
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Blackwell
dc.rights © 2003 John Wiley & Sons
dc.title More on Marriage, Fertility and the Distribution of Income
dc.type article PeerReviewed
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/1468-2354.t01-1-00091
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 827
dc.identifier.publicationissue 3
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 862
dc.identifier.publicationtitle International Economic Review
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 44
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