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The effect of liquidity constraints can be described in a pure altruism framework (see Cox and Raines, 1985; Kan, 1996), but we present instead the mixed model of transfers 56 High-income children have less time-related resources to devote to their parents. 2). 57 We already mentioned that in the presence of merit good, the altruistic parent had an incentive to make a tied transfer to its child. As we now see in more details, it is directly related to the introduction of dynamics into the model.
There might be limits to the parent’s deference. It soon does not make sense to assume pure altruism. A discussion of Adam Smith’s notion of sympathy/empathy is found in Khalil (1990, 2001). He translates Smith’s idea of altruism into the following maximization problem: max Wexo = W (U (Cp ), V (Ck )) Cp ,Ck The new function Wexo expresses the altruist’s empathy, that is his capacity to step out of his shoes and see the situation from a third exo-centric station. Khalil stresses three conditions for this kind of altruism to exist: familiarity, propriety, and approval.
76. 1) more when he earns 1 more and his wife 1 less. 932 A. Laferrère and F. Wolff model by the growing body of those studying intra-household relationship. It is often interpreted as a rejection of altruistic preferences in favor of a collective model. , 1997) and decreases those on father’s tobacco (Ward-Batts, 2003), is it more interesting to conclude that father and mother do not pool their income, or that mothers are more altruistic towards children than towards husband, and fathers are less altruistic than mothers towards children?