Is it true love? Altruism versus exchange in time and money transfers

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Alessie, Rob; Angelini, Viola; Pasini, Giacomo;
(2011)
  • Subject: Altruism | Intergenerational transfers, altruism, exchange | Exchange | Intergenerational transfers | Good
    • jel: jel:D12 | jel:J14
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

This paper investigates what motivates intergenerational inter-vivos time and money transfers. We consider a model in which transfers may be driven not only by altruism, but also by exchange considerations. We use data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in... View more
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