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The Intra-Household Allocation of Resources

2007 - 2010
Project Status: Completed


Funded by:
Economic & Social Research Council

Department for International Development

 

This research is drawing on anthropological expertise, and experiment economics, to gain a better understanding of the Gendered nature of decisions taken within the household. It will test various economic models of intra-household resource allocation, with a view to contributing to, influencing, gender equitable anti-poverty programmes.


DEV Key Contact:

Bereket Kebede

 

Selected Output:

Rao, N., 2015, ‘Marriage, Violence and Choice: Understanding Dalit Women’s Agency in Rural Tamil Nadu’, Gender and Society, 29(3):410-433

Rao, N., 2014, ‘Caste, Kinship and Life-Course: Rethinking Women’s Work and Agency in Rural South India’, Feminist Economics, 20(4):78-102

Jackson, C., 2013, ‘Cooperative Conflicts and Gender relations: Experimental Evidence from Southeast Uganda’, Feminist Economics, 19(4):25-47

Rao, N., 2012, ‘Male ‘Providers’ and Female ‘Housewives’: A Gendered Co-Performance in Rural North India’, Development and Change, 43(5):1025-48

Iversen, V; Jackson, C; Kebede, B; Munro, A; Verschoor, A., 2011, ‘Do Spouses Realise Cooperative Gains? Experimental Evidence from Rural Uganda’, World Development, 39:56-578

Jackson, C., 2011, ‘External Validity in Experimental Methods: A Social reality Check’, Norwich, UK: DEV Working Paper, School of International Development, UEA

Jackson, C., 2011, ‘Research with Experimental Games: Questioning Practice and Interpretation’, Progress in Development Studies, 11(3):229-241

Jackson, C., 2011, ‘Internal and External Validity in Experimental Games: A social Reality Check’, The European Journal of Development Research, 24:71-88

Papyrakis, E; Verschoor, A; Covarrubias Feregrino, A., 2011, ‘Gender and Trade Aspects of Labour Markets’, The Journal of Development Studies, 48(14):81-98

Kebede, B; Tarazona, M; Munro, A; Verschoor, A., 2011, ‘Intra-Household Efficiency: An Experimental Study from Ethiopia’, Journal of African Economies, 23(1): 105-150

Munro, A; Kebede, B; Tarazona, M; Verschoor, A., 2010, ‘Autonomy or Efficiency: An Experiment on Household Decisions in Two Regions of India’, Norwich, UK: Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Sciences (CBESS)

Munro, A; Kebede, B; Tarazona, M; Verschoor, A., 2010, ‘The Lion’s Share: An Experimental Analysis of Polygamy in Northern Nigeria’, Tokyo, Japan; National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Rao, N; Verschoor, A; Deshpande, A; Dubey, A., 2010, ‘Gender, Caste and Growth Assessment: India’, Report to UK Department for International Development, UK: University of East Anglia (UEA)

Fafchamps, M; Kebede, B; Quisumbing, A., 2009, ‘Intra-household Welfare in Rural Ethiopia’, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 71:567-599

Jackson, C., 2009, ‘Researching the Researched: Gender, Reflexivity and Actor-Orientation in an Experimental Game’, The European Journal of Development research’ 21(5):772-791

Papyrakis, E; Verschoor, A; Covarrubias Feregrino, A., 2009, ‘Gender and Trade: A Review of Theory and Evidence’, Norwich, UK: DEV Working paper, School of International Development, UEA

Kebede, B., 2008, ‘Intra-Household Allocation in Rural Ethiopia: A Demand Systems Approach’, The Review of Income and Wealth, 54:1-26

Dubey, S; Verschoor, X., 2007, ‘Does Intra-Household Discrimination Account for the Bulk of India’s ‘Missing Women’?’, Journal of South Asian Development, 2(1): 1-18

Verschoor, A; Covarrubias Feregrino, A; Papyrakis, E., 2007, ‘Gender and Trade: Theory and Evidence’, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR) – Department for International Development (DFID) – Commonwealth Secretariat

Verschoor, A; Fleming, S; Covarubia Feregrina, A; Papyrakis, E., 2007, ‘Gender and trade for Development: A Synthesis of Evidence and Action for Change’, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR)- Department for International development (DFID) – Commonwealth Secretariat

Fafchamps, M; Kebede, B; Quisumbing, A., 2006, ‘Intra-Household Welfare’, Oxford: Global Poverty Research Group (GPRG)

Iversen, V; Jackson, C; Kebede, B; Munro, A; Verschoor, A., 2006, ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It? Experimental test of Household Models in Eastern Uganda’, Oxford: Centre for the Study of African Economics (CSAE), Oxford University

Verschoor, A; Covarrubias Feregrino, A; Locke, C., 2006, ‘Women’s Economics Empowerment: Gender and Growth’ – Literary Review and Syntheses’, Department for International Development (DFID)

Kebede, B., 2005, ‘Intra-Household Distribution of Expenditures in Rural Ethiopia: A Demand Systems Approach’, in Bigsten, A; Kebede, B; Simeles, A (ed.) ‘Poverty, Income Distribution and Labour Markets in Ethiopia’, Uppsala, Sweden: The Nordic Africa Institute

Verschoor, A., 2001, ‘Gender Relations and female Labour Supply in East Uganda’, in Horrell, S; Johnson, H; Mosley, P., ‘Work, Female Empowerment and Economic Development’, London, UK: Routledge p.141-17