Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from South Africa.
Marianne Bertrand; Douglas Miller; Sendhil Mullainathan;
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Tightly knit extended families, in which people often give money to and get money from relatives, characterize many developing countries. These intra-family flows mean that public policies may affect a very different group of people than the one they target. To assess t... View more
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