WHO WEARS THE PANTS IN THE FAMILY: POWER DISTRIBUTION IN FAMILY CONSUMPTION

This paper combines the Becker family production model with a cooperative bargaining model to analyze power distribution within the family. Family consumption decisions are often made by one person, but for several people, suggesting traditional decision theory is inadequate. Using data gathered in Israel, we show the significance of family relationships in purchasing behavior.


Issue Date:
2000
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21739
Total Pages:
22
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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