DISTRIBUTIONAL EFFECTS IN HOUSEHOLD MODELS: SEPARATE SPHERES AND INCOME POOLING

We derive distributional effects for a non-cooperative alternative to the unitary model of household behaviour. We consider the Nash equilibria of a voluntary contributions to public goods game. Our main result is that, in general, the two partners either choose to contribute to different public goo...

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Volume: 120
Main Author: Martin Browning
Pierre-André Chiappori
Valérie Lechene
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing 01.06.2010
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 120; no. 545; pp. 786 - 799
Data of publication: 20100601
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Some of the results in this article appeared in an earlier paper entitled ‘Caring and sharing’ which should now be considered superseded. Browning thanks the Danish National Research Foundation for support through its grant to CAM. Lechene acknowledges funding under ESRC Research Fellowship RES‐063‐27‐0002. We thank Ian Preston and two referees for comments.
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