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Essay in Family Economics and Media Economics in China

Abstract Family economics uses economic concepts such as productions and decision making to understand family behavior. Economists place emphasis on the rule of families on labor supply, human capital investment, and consumption. In a household, the members choose the optimal time allocations between working, housework and leisure, and money between consumption of different members and savings. One-Child policy and strong inter-generational connections cause unique family structure in China. Households of different generations provide income transfer and labor support to each other. Households consider these connections in their savings, labor supply, human capital investment, fertility and marriage decisions. Especially, strong intergenerational re... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Yue, Yang (Author) / Silverman, Daniel (Advisor) / Kovrijnykh, Natalia (Committee member) / Veramendi, Gregory (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Economics / China / Contracts / Family Economics / Intergenerational relationships / Media Economics / Piracy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 239 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Economics 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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