By Alexander A. Weinreb (auth.), Anne H. Gauthier, C. Y. Cyrus Chu, Professor Shripad Tuljapurkar (eds.)

In swiftly industrializing international locations, demographic adjustments proceed to have major results at the overall healthiness of people and households, and as mixture human and fiscal capital. those results should be analyzed when it comes to inter-generational transfers of time, funds, items, and providers. The chapters during this quantity significantly enhance our realizing of the character and dimension of transfers, their causes and mechanisms, and their macro-level dimensions, specifically within the context of demographic transitions.

The chapters contain unique empirical analyses of datasets from a few twenty nations taking the reader past the yankee context so as to try out the applicability of a few of the theories built at the foundation of yank facts. They expand the normal research of inter-generational transfers by means of reading forms of transfers, specifically items, funds, resources, time, co-residence and visits. moreover, the chapters transcend the examine of conventional mum or dad – baby transfers to envision transfers to kins and the bi-directionality of transfers.

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Allocating Public and Private Resources across Generations, 39–61. C 2007 Springer. 40 C. Y. CYRUS CHU AND RUOH-RONG YU Table 1. Asset transfer status in different types of families (percent). 75 The relationship between asset transfer and child-to-parent remittance constitutes the main theme of this chapter. A preliminary investigation on the PSFD data set shows that with respect to those parents who had already divided and transferred their assets completely, the average income remittance provided by their children is higher than is the case for families with assets undistributed or with no assets.

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A summary of these effects is presented in Table 4. 34 ALEXANDER A. 10 level. 05 level. 01 level. 3. , kin K∼X ). Effects were estimated in 16 censored regressions (with censoring defined as no transfer having been reported in a given dyad). The effects are net of controls, as described in the text. Two estimates are reported in this table. In the top left of each cell is the estimated value of transfers exchanged with a given relative where R has kin of type X (α + β 1 ); in the bottom right of each cell is the estimated value of transfers exchanged with a given relative where R has no kin of type X (β 2 ).

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