Growing Parental Economic Power in Parent–Adult Child Households: Coresidence and Financial Dependency in the United States, 1960–2010

@article{Kahn2013GrowingPE,
  title={Growing Parental Economic Power in Parent–Adult Child Households: Coresidence and Financial Dependency in the United States, 1960–2010},
  author={Joan R. Kahn and Frances Kobrin Goldscheider and Javier Garc{\'i}a-Manglano},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2013},
  volume={50},
  pages={1449-1475}
}
Research on coresidence between parents and their adult children in the United States has challenged the myth that elders are the primary beneficiaries, instead showing that intergenerationally extended households generally benefit the younger generation more than their parents. Nevertheless, the economic fortunes of those at the older and younger ends of the adult life course have shifted in the second half of the twentieth century, with increasing financial well-being among older adults and… CONTINUE READING
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