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Working Papers

2013

  1. The Evolution of Altruistic Preferences: Mothers versus Fathers
    IDEI Working Papers, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LERNA Working Papers, LERNA, University of Toulouse (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    IAST Working Papers, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    TSE Working Papers, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2013)

2006

  1. Private Transfers in a Cross Section of Developing Countries
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Motivation for Money and Care that Adult Children Provide for Parents: Evidence from "Point-Blank" Survey Questions
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads
  2. ON THE DEMAND FOR GRANDCHILDREN: TIED TRANSFERS AND THE DEMONSTRATION EFFECT
    Discussion Papers, University of Bonn, Center for Development Research (ZEF) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Economics Series, Institute for Advanced Studies (2004) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2005)

2003

  1. Private Transfers within the Family: Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Private Inter-household Transfers in Vietnam in the Early and Late 1990s
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. How Do People Decide to Allocate Transfers Among Family Members?
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Intergenerational Linkages in Consumption Behavior
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics (2000) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2004)

1999

  1. How Responsive are Private Transfers to Income? Evidence from a Laissez-Faire Economy
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)

1996

  1. Family Safety Nets and Economic Transition: A Study of Worker Households in Poland
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (1997)
  2. Intergenerational Transfers and the Demonstration Effect
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (18)
  3. Motives for Private Transfers over the Life Cycle: An Analytical Framework and Evidence for Peru
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1998)
  4. Private Safety Nets through Inter-Household Transfers: The Case of Viet Nam
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads

1993

  1. A Study For Motivation For Private Transfers In Cote D'Ivoire
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics
  2. Intergenerational Transfers And Demonstration Effect
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics
  3. Motives For Private Transfers Over The Life Cycle: Analytical Framework And Evidence For Peru
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (1)
  4. Private Transfers And The Effectiveness Of Public Income Redistribution In The Philippines
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (7)
  5. The Effect Of Borrowing Constraints On Consumer Liabilities
    Boston College Working Papers in Economics, Boston College Department of Economics View citations (54)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1993)

1989

  1. Private transfers and public policy in developing countries: a case study for Peru
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. THE RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. The evolution of altruistic preferences: mothers versus fathers
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2013, 11, (3), 421-446 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2007

  1. Biological Basics and the Economics of the Family
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (2), 91-108 Downloads View citations (12)

2005

  1. On the demand for grandchildren: tied transfers and the demonstration effect
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (9-10), 1665-1697 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. How responsive are private transfers to income? Evidence from a laissez-faire economy
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (9-10), 2193-2219 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Intergenerational Linkages in Consumption Behavior
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (2) Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1998

  1. A note on the robust interpretation of regression coefficients
    TEST: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, 1998, 7, (2), 287-294 Downloads
  2. Motives for private transfers over the life cycle: An analytical framework and evidence for Peru
    Journal of Development Economics, 1998, 55, (1), 57-80 Downloads View citations (117)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  3. Risk Sharing and Private Transfers: What about Urban Households?
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1998, 46, (3), 621-37 View citations (19)
  4. The stochastic control of process capability indices
    TEST: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, 1998, 7, (1), 1-74 Downloads

1997

  1. Family Safety Nets and Economic Transition: A Study of Worker Households in Poland
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1997, 43, (2), 191-209 View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. Erratum [Inter-vivos Transfers and Intergenerational Exchange]
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1995, 77, (3), 569
  2. The connection between public transfers and private interfamily transfers
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 57, (1), 129-167 Downloads View citations (60)
  3. The relation between theory and application in statistics
    TEST: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, 1995, 4, (2), 207-261 Downloads

1993

  1. The Effect of Borrowing Constraints on Consumer Liabilities
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1993, 25, (2), 197-213 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1992

  1. Inter-vivos Transfers and Intergenerational Exchange
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1992, 74, (2), 305-14 Downloads View citations (120)
  2. Social Security and Private Transfers in Developing Countries: The Case of Peru
    World Bank Economic Review, 1992, 6, (1), 155-69 View citations (38)

1990

  1. Achieving Social Objectives through Private Transfers: A Review
    World Bank Research Observer, 1990, 5, (2), 205-18 View citations (25)
  2. Credit Rationing and Private Transfers: Evidence from Survey Data
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1990, 72, (3), 445-54 Downloads View citations (32)
  3. Intergenerational Transfers and Liquidity Constraints
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (1), 187-217 Downloads View citations (86)
  4. The relative effectiveness of private and public schools: Evidence from two developing countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 1990, 34, (1-2), 99-121 Downloads View citations (23)

1989

  1. Male-Female Wage Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century France
    The Journal of Economic History, 1989, 49, (04), 903-920 Downloads View citations (4)

1987

  1. Motives for Private Income Transfers
    Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 95, (3), 508-46 Downloads View citations (349)

1986

  1. Warm feelings and cold calculations: economic theories of private transfers
    Business Review, 1986, (Mar), 15-22

1984

  1. Panel Estimates of the Effects of Career Interruptions on the Earnings of Women
    Economic Inquiry, 1984, 22, (3), 386-403 View citations (9)

1982

  1. Inequality in the Lifetime Earnings of Women
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1982, 64, (3), 501-04 Downloads View citations (3)

Chapters

2008

  1. Extended Family and Kinship Networks: Economic Insights and Evolutionary Directions
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (11)

1985

  1. Interfamily Transfers and Income Redistribution
    A chapter in Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being, 1985, pp 393-426 Downloads View citations (19)
 
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