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Inter-family transfers and altruism
thesisposted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by Welshy. Tupou
Examines various models of altruistically motivated transfers between family members. The issues investigated are, keeping up with the Joneses type behaviour, the transfer of intermediate commodities, the transfer process as an informal way of insurance, and the efficiency of market exchange as opposed to private transactions.