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Intra Household Resource Allocation And Their Impact On Expenditure Patterns: Comparative Evidence From South Africa And Pakistan

Pushkar Maitra () and Ranjan Ray

Working Papers from Tasmania - Department of Economics

Abstract: This paper tests, using data from South Africa and Pakistan, two major implications of the unitary household model, namely, that (a) each individual pools the various components of her/his non labour earnings, and (b) men and women pool their non labour earnings between themselves. The study uses a three stage least squares procedure that, besides recognising the endogeneity of all the income variables, allows for simultaneity between all the income and expenditure equations.

Keywords: HOUSEHOLD; ECONOMIC MODELS; LABOUR; INCOME (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C32 D12 I32 I38 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 63 pages
Date: 2000
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