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Household Behavior: General

Assessing the Causal Impact of Tobacco Expenditure on Household Spending Patterns in Zambia

Grieve Chelwa and Corné van Walbeek
This paper adds to the literature on the crowding out effect of tobacco expenditure in two ways. Firstly, the paper uses expenditure data from a low income sub-Saharan African country, Zambia, where most households are poor. Secondly, unlike previous studies, we relax the exclusion restriction and...
Aug 2014
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Family Functioning and Life Satisfaction and Happiness in South African Household

Ferdi Botha and Frikkie Booysen
Families form an integral part of society and in fostering individual well-being. Despite the acknowledged importance of family, the association between family functioning and individual well-being outcomes have remained unexplored in the current body of knowledge. This paper explores the...
Aug 2013
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