How important is intra-household risk sharing for savings and labor supply?

While it is recognized that the family is primarily an institution for risk sharing, little is known about the quantitative effects of this informal source of insurance on savings and labor supply. In this paper, we present a model where workers (females and males) are subject to idiosyncratic emplo...

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Main Author: Siassi, Nawid
Ortigueira, Salvador
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: European University Institute 23.09.2011
Data of publication: 2011-09-23
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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