PARENTS AS PUBLIC GOODS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM RURAL CHINA

This paper attempts to explain why some elderly in rural China live alone in relative poverty while others live with their children and are relatively well-off. It develops a theoretical model of intergenerational transfers specific to rural China and tests among competing hypotheses using cross-sectional data collected in 2000.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20298
Total Pages:
20
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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