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Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt

Rania Roushdy

Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt

does women"s empowerment lead to greater investments in children?

by Rania Roushdy

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Published by Economic Research Forum in Dokki, Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2010. 1 microfiche. Master microform held by: DLC.

StatementRania Roushdy
SeriesWorking paper -- 0410
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2010/52127 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24551327M
LC Control Number2009485944

In Search of Gender Bias in Household Resource Allocation in Rural China* This paper tests three hypotheses concerning intra-household resource allocation in rural China. First, whether increasing the women's bargaining power alters household expenditure patterns. Second, whether households allocate fewer resources to daughters than to sons. This paper examines the usefulness and limits of household consumption expenditure data for understanding intrahousehold resource allocation issues. It also examines alternative data collection methods for obtaining household consumption information to be used for addressing such issues. While the high cost involved in the collection of fully individual-level data collection, particularly of. affect intrahousehold allocation, such as the extended family, community, and other social groups. More importantly, whether existing empirical work in economics adequately captures the specific cultural contexts in which individuals within household and families make decisions can be questioned. Models of Family Interactions and Intrahousehold Resource Allocation Becker’s Rotten Kid Theorem 1. “Mechanisms” for Families to Act Collectively • “Game Household Head (Parent) and Family Mem-bers (children) Play: o Altruistic parent who maximizes preferences and .


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Intrahousehold allocation models to investigate the role of women’s empowerment on child investment. The allocation of resources within the household has recently become an important research issue. For years the “unitary” or the “common preferences” models were the basis of most empirical research on intrahousehold resource allocation.

Intrahousehold resource allocation: an overview (English) Abstract. The policy failures associated with inappropriate acceptance of unitary models of household behavior are more serious than those associated with inappropriate acceptance of collective models, contend the by: Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Egypt: Women Empowerment and Investment in Children Soiliou Namoro and Rania Roushdy Working Paper January This paper comes from a research project jointly funded by the Gender Economic Research and Policy Analysis (GERPA) and the Global Development Network (GDN) under the.

Downloadable. This paper presents new empirical evidence from Egypt on the existence of intrahousehold allocation bias. We examine the effects of the women's status within the household on investment in children human capital—focusing specifically on children’s schooling and nutrition.

Special attention is paid to examine how the welfare of children living in an empowered female household. II Women’s Work and Intrahousehold Resource Allocation In examining intrahousehold resource allocation, the allocation of time is an important aspect since the way a household allocates its member’s time among various economic activities is a crucial determinant of its income level and human capital investments (Harvey and Taylor, ).File Size: KB.

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Egypt: Women Empowerment and Investment in Children In this paper, we use the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey to gauge and compare the effects of parent-specific characteristics, namely the educational attainment and the contributions Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt book by the mother and the father to marriage costs, on children Cited by: Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Egypt: Does Women's Empowerment Lead to Greater Investments in Children.

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NBER Working Paper No. Issued in Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt book NBER Program(s):Children. We study resource allocation within households in Côte d'Ivoire. In Côte d'Ivoire, as in much of Africa, husbands and wives farm. Intrahousehold resource allocation in developing countries It shows that a more complete understanding of intrahousehold behavior can increase the likelihood that policies will reach the people they are intended to affect—leading to better policies in areas such as food production, consumption, nutrition, and natural resource management.

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norms play an important role in family allocation" (, p. In what follows, the empirical evidence regarding disparities in intra-household resource allocation is presented: section A examines disparities in food consumption; section B considers disparities in non-food consumption, mainly of health Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt book education Size: 1MB.

Intrahousehold bargaining and resource allocation in developing countries (English) Abstract. Many key development outcomes depend on women's ability to negotiate favorable intrahousehold allocations of resources.

Yet it has been difficult to clearly identify which policies can increase women's bargaining power and result in better outcomes Cited by: Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt book Egypt. Geertz [] also finds that almost all women belong to several rosca groups in Eastern Java.

A recent book, edited by Ardener and Burman [], is devoted entirely to the study of women in roscas. Tsai [] studies female- dominated roscas in China. Home IFPRI Publications Intrahousehold resource allocation in developing countries Reference URL paste this Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt book in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website.

Intrahousehold Intrahousehold resource allocation in Egypt book allocation in developing countries. View Description. Page Flip View: Download: small (x max) medium (x max). Intrahousehold Bargaining and Resource Allocation in Developing Countries1 Cheryl Doss Many key development outcomes depend on women s ability to negotiate favorable intra-household allocations of resources.

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THE ECONOMICS OF ROSCAS AND INTRAHOUSEHOLD RESOURCE ALLOCATION* Egypt. Geertz [] also”nds that almost all women belong to several rosca groups in Eastern Java. A recent book, edited by Ardener and Burman [], is devoted entirely to the study of women in roscas.

Tsai [] studies female-dominated roscas in China. THE ECONOMICS. Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Côte d’Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices Esther Duflo and Christopher Udry NBER Working Paper No.

May JEL No. O12, D13 ABSTRACT We study resource allocation within households in. Intra-Household Resource Allocation An Inferential Approach Duncan Thomas ABSTRACT If household income is pooled and then allocated to maximize welfare then income under the control of mothers and fathers should have the same impact on demand.

With survey data on family health and nutrition in Brazil, the equality of parental in-come effects is. Title of Document: INTRAHOUSEHOLD RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA: ITS IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S WELFARE Samia Mahbub Ahmad, Doctor of Philosophy, Directed By: Associate Professor, Sonalde Desai, Department of Sociology This s.

On the other hand, educated women, women owning assets and women with a visible in-cash contribution to the household income may have more bargaining power within the household and may be able to influence the intrahousehold allocation of resources towards more investments in children’s health and education and more gender equality (World.

ELSEVIER Journal of Development Economics Vol. 47 () JOURNAL OF Development ECONOMICS Fairness concepts and the intrahousehold allocation of resources Amy Farmer a Jill Tiefenthaler b, * a University of Tennessee, Stokely Management Center, Department of Economics, Knoxville, TNUSA b Colgate University, Department of Economics, Hamilton, NYUSA Cited by: This paper examines the allocation of productive resources within rural households of poor countries.

Building upon the existing literature, it provides a consistent framework from which to study productive efficiency and intrahousehold equity. test to examine the role of rainfall shocks in intrahousehold resource allocation. Section 4 presents the empirical results and Section 5 concludes. Data and Empirical Setting Farm production in Burkina Faso is primarily at the subsistence level and is based on rain-fed.

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THREE ESSAYS ON APPLICATIONS OF INTRAHOUSEHOLD RESOURCE ALLOCATION MODELS by SANTIKORN PAMORNPATHOMKUL M.S. University of Oregon, B.S. Kasetsart University, A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Economics in the Department of EconomicsAuthor: Santikorn Pamornpathomkul.

Recognizing that intrahousehold inequalities exist, this study focuses on the distribution of resources toward children across household types. A bargaining framework is used to test whether it matters who has control over resources.

Results show that control over resources matters, as well as the characteristics of family members. The policy implication is that the education of mothers is Cited by: 3.

Forthcoming in The Developing Economies, Volume: 44 (Issue: 4), December INTRODUCTION TO A STUDY OF INTRAHOUSEHOLD RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN RURAL ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA∗ NOBUHIKO FUWA,1 SEIRO ITO,2 KENSUKE KUBO,2 TAKASHI KUROSAKI,3 AND YASUYUKI SAWADA4 1Graduate School of Science and Technology, Chiba.

This paper applies recent developments in collective model estimation to elicit the household resource sharing rule, i.e. the amount of household resources accruing to fathers, mothers, and their children among African families in South Africa. We use the /11 South African Income and Expenditure Survey as it contains exclusive goods, i.e.

goods consumed by specific household members, to be. Multiple group membership and intra-household resource allocation Time-allocation research: the costs and benefits of alternative methods Discussion Use of emic units for time-use recall Data on food consumption by high-risk family members: its utility for identifying target households for food and nutrition programmes   Therefore, in contrast to the so-called common preference or the unitary model of household behavior the evidence seems to suggest that women's bargaining power and improved empowerment do influence intrahousehold resource : Mohammad A.

Razzaque, Mohammad A. Razzaque, A. Ahsanuzzaman, A. Ahsanuzzaman. intrahousehold decision making and resource allocation. Household Composition and Structure Many key decisions relating to production, consumption, asset accumulation, education and fertility (to name but a few) occur within the household, and these decisions, in turn, affect intergenerational.

Discussion. The ideal of a time-allocation study is a "god's-eye view" of everything everyone in the research population does.

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The specification allows the sharing rule to Cited by: "Intrahousehold bargaining and resource allocation in developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank.

YOUM Yoosik, " A Network Approach to the Economic Models of Fertility," Discussion papersResearch. Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Côte d™Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices ∗ Esther Dußoƒand Christopher Udry⁄ J 1 Introduction Anthropologists often insist on the lack of fungibility of income when describing the ßow of money within households in traditional economies, particularly in by: This paper shows that it is possible to track the changes in the distribution of power within a couple by focusing on the changes in the pattern of private consumption when the consumption decisions are efficient and private consumption is separable from public consumption in individual by: 4.

Researchers have attempted to study the intrahousehold resource allocation using a CV framework. A comparison by Lampietti () of husband and wife responses found that husbands’ and wives’ behavioral characteristics might not be pooled for the purchase of a hypothetical malaria vaccine but might be pooled for the purchase of a bed by: Virtual Library.

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- Project Status: Completed. Funded by: Economic & Social Research Council. Department for International Development. This research is drawing on anthropological expertise, and experiment economics, to gain a better understanding of the Gendered nature of decisions taken within the household.Second, like any other resource in the household time is not ebook distributed across members.

There ebook significant differences not just along gender lines but also by age, social status, wealth etc. There is today an extensive literature on the intra-household allocation of resources in developing countries (see for instance Haddad et al.