Intrahousehold bargaining and the demand for consumer durables in Brazil

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Polato e Fava, Ana Claudia; Arends-Kuenning, Mary P.;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: Brazil | consumer durables | household production | consumer durables, Brazil, household production | J12 | J16
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:J12 | jel:J16

In Brazil, wives do most of the household work. About sixty percent of them also work outside the household, working a total of about 10 hours more per week than men. Because of this unequal distribution of household work, husbands and wives might have different priorit... View more
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