Jellal, Mohamed and wolff, François charles (2000): Shaping intergenerational relationships the demonstration effect. Published in: Economics Letters , Vol. 68 (2,
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According to the demonstration effect theory, parents make intergenerational transfers to their elders in order to elicit a symmetric future behavior from their children. In this paper we show that upstream transfers are expected to increase with low returns from alternative financial assets and with the donor’s life expectancy. The latter effect creates a greater incentive for daughters to care for parents.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Shaping intergenerational relationships the demonstration effect|
|Keywords:||Family ,Intergenerational transfer, Demonstration effect, Imitation|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics|
|Depositing User:||Mohamed Jellal|
|Date Deposited:||02. May 2012 13:40|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 04:59|
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