Household and Family Economics / Edition 1

Household and Family Economics / Edition 1

by Paul L. Menchik
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792396545

ISBN-13: 9780792396543

Pub. Date: 12/01/1996

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This volume is a compilation of essays by prominent economists in the area of household and family economics. The volume attempts to cover some areas in the field and focuses on topics such as income determination and the intergenerational transmission of income generation, the changing role of women in the labor force, fertility, and income tax treatment of the

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Overview

This volume is a compilation of essays by prominent economists in the area of household and family economics. The volume attempts to cover some areas in the field and focuses on topics such as income determination and the intergenerational transmission of income generation, the changing role of women in the labor force, fertility, and income tax treatment of the family. Each essay is followed by a discussion of part, or all, of its contents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792396543
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/01/1996
Series:
Recent Economic Thought Series, #51
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview; P.L. Menchik. 2. The Roles of the Family in the Formation of Offspring's Earnings and Income Capacity; P. Taubman. Discussion; G. Solon. 3. Explaining Intergenerational Transfers; J.B. Davies. Discussion; D. Cox. 4. A Review of Recent Developments in the Economics of Fertility; D.J. Macunovich. Discussion; R.A. Easterlin. 5. Family Labor Market Incentives: Men and Women Working for Pay; S.W. Polachek, W.S. Siebert. Discussion; J.R. Wolfe. 6. Income Tax Treatment of the Family; J.G. Gravelle. Discussion; H.S. Rosen. 7. Early Education of Children in Families and Schools; F.P. Stafford. Discussion; D.S. Hamermesh. Index.

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