Ties that Bind : the Kin System as a Mechanism of Income-Hiding Between Spouses in Rural Ghana

Castilla, Carolina (2013). Ties that Bind : the Kin System as a Mechanism of Income-Hiding Between Spouses in Rural Ghana. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Castilla, Carolina
    Title Ties that Bind : the Kin System as a Mechanism of Income-Hiding Between Spouses in Rural Ghana
    Volume/Issue No. 7/1/2013
    Publication Date 2013
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Language eng
    Abstract

    I present a model of intra-household allocation to show that when income is not perfectly observed by both spouses, hiding of income can occur even when revelation increases bargaining power. I draw data from Ghana and exploit the variation in the degree

    Keyword Econometric models (economic development)
    Economic aspects (households)
    Income
    Women
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2013
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305840
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