Intra-household bargaining

Intra-household bargaining

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Kids in childcare

The changing cost of childcare


We discuss how the cost of childcare has changed over time, and how it varies across the country and between different types of families.

20 May 2022

IFS WP2021/32 Feed the children

Feed the children

Working Paper
We conduct an experiment to understand the household decision-making process regarding food expenditures for children in poor households in Nairobi.

5 October 2021

An image of a child using a laptop to learn from home

Who's looking after the kids?

How much time have children spent learning from home? Are mothers and fathers sharing the responsibility equally?

27 May 2020

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A discrete choice model for partially ordered alternatives

Working Paper

In this paper we analyze a discrete choice model for partially ordered alternatives. The alternatives are differentiated along two dimensions, the first an unordered “horizontal” dimension, and the second an ordered “vertical” dimension.

18 November 2019

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OLS estimation of the intra-household distribution of consumption

Working Paper

Individuals may be poor even if their household is not poor, because the intra-household distribution of resources may be unequal. We develop a model wherein the resource share of each person in a collective household - defined as their share of household consumption - may be estimated by simple linear regressions using off-the-shelf consumer expenditure micro-data.

11 July 2019

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Cooperation in Polygynous Households

Journal article

This research project received financial support from the Amsterdam Institute for International Development (AIID), the Economic and Social Research Council via the Network for Integrated Behavioural Sciences (award no. ES/K002201/1), the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO (grant no. 451-10-002), the African Study Centre Leiden, the Tinbergen Institute, and the University of East Anglia. We are grateful to the AIID and PharmAccess Foundation for sharing their survey data and supporting the research. We very much appreciate the comments from Simon Gächter, John Gathergood, and Markus Goldstein. We are very thankful for the excellent assistance in the field by Tanimola Akande, Ameen Hafsat, Marijn van der List, and the interviewer team.

8 April 2019