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By Anne H. Gauthier, C.Y. Cyrus Chu, Shripad Tuljapurkar

This e-book explores how demographic alterations have an effect on inter-generational transfers of time, funds, items, and providers, all issues that play a job within the health and wellbeing of people and households. It info the character and size of transfers, their factors and mechanisms, and their macro-level dimensions, in particular within the context of demographic transitions. insurance comprises unique empirical analyses of datasets from a few twenty nations and extends the conventional research of inter-generational transfers through reading types of transfers.

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The FTP drew on a cluster sample developed the previous year for the first wave of the Malawi Diffusion and Ideational Change Project (MDIC), an ongoing social networks study focused on AIDS and Family Planning related behaviour. 9 percent response rate, respectively: the lower response rate for men reflects both higher male labour migration and separation/divorce— in which case women, but not their ex-spouses, were interviewed; the lower number of men also reflects polygyny. The sample is drawn more or less equally from three areas—Balaka, Mchinji, and Rumphi districts—which are, respectively, in Southern, Central and Northern Region (the ethnic composition of the dataset is therefore more or less equally divided between Yao, Tumbuka, and Chewa).

SUBSTITUTION AND SUBSTITUTABILITY 23 Table 2. Number of surviving kin (and transfer dyads) associated with the 494 households (HH’s) in which both the husband and wife were interviewed, and percentage of HH’s without any kin, by type of kin. 1 Prior to analysis I restructured the data in two ways. First, I merged the women’s and men’s data in order to create a “household” data file in which, from the woman’s perspective (at least where the husband was successfully interviewed so we were able to collect information on his kin), there was information on transfers to both natal and affinal kin.

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