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Collective Labour Supply: Heterogeneity and Non-Participation

Richard Blundell, Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Thierry Magnac and Costas Meghir.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13655 words.

We present identification and estimation results for the “collective” model of labour supply in which there are discrete choices, censoring of hours, and non-participation in employment. We...

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Consumption Inequality and Intra-household Allocations

Jeremy Lise and Shannon Seitz.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics. 10690 words.

The consumption literature uses adult equivalence scales to measure individual-level inequality. This practice imposes the assumption that there is no within-household inequality. In this...

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Engines of Liberation

Jeremy Greenwood, Ananth Seshadri and Mehmet Yorukoglu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Labour and Demographic Economics. 10528 words.

Electricity was born at the dawn of the last century. Households were inundated with a flood of new consumer durables. What was the impact of this consumer durable goods revolution? It is...

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A Gender-based Investigation into the Determinants of Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Uganda

Sarah Bridges and David Lawson.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9476 words.

The under-utilisation of female labour in Uganda and other Sub-Saharan African countries is increasingly being stated as the next major obstacle to furthering poverty reduction and...

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Christopher Blattman, Nathan Fiala and Sebastian Martinez.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Design of Experiments; Economic Development. 18480 words.

We study a government program in Uganda designed to help the poor and unemployed become self-employed artisans, increase incomes, and thus promote social stability. Young adults in Uganda’s...

Household Choices and Child Development

Daniela Del Boca, Christopher Flinn and Matthew Wiswall.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 23164 words.

The growth in labour market participation among women with young children has raised concerns about its implications for child cognitive development. We estimate a model of the cognitive...

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Households' Income-Generating Activities and Marginal Returns to Labour in Rural Tanzania

Måns Nerman.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Agricultural Economics. 10869 words.

This study uses detailed household-level data to assess whether rural Tanzanian households seem able to allocate labour so as to maximise their incomes, and what factors determine if they...

Housing Wealth and Retirement Timing

Martin Farnham and Purvi Sevak.

in CESifo Economic Studies

March 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 9360 words.

Labor-supply effects of changes in house value are potentially important but empirically neglected. Using the panel Health and Retirement Study merged to local house prices from the Federal...

How important is precautionary labour supply?

Robin Jessen, Davud Rostam-Afschar and Sebastian Schmitz.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Demand and Supply of Labour. 9117 words.

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We quantify the importance of precautionary labour supply defined as the difference between hours supplied in the presence of risk and hours under...

In Harm's Way? Payday Loan Access and Military Personnel Performance

Scott Carrell and Jonathan Zinman.

in The Review of Financial Studies

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Financial Regulation; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour. 15727 words.

Does borrowing at 400% APR do more harm than good? The U.S. Department of Defense thinks so and successfully lobbied for a 36% APR cap on loans to servicemen. But existing evidence on how...