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Collective labour supply with children

IFS Working Paper W02/08

We extend the collective model of household behavior to allow for the existence of public consumption. Under a separability assumption, we show that the observation of the labor supplies and the household demand for the public good allow to identify preferences and the decision process up to some additive constant.

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