Household consumption when marriage is stable

  title={Household consumption when marriage is stable},
  author={Laurens Cherchye and Thomas Demuynck and Bram De Rock and Frederic Vermeulen and Laurens Cherchyey and Thomas Demuynckz and Bram De Rockx},
We develop a novel framework to analyze the structural implications of the marriage market for household consumption. We de…ne a revealed preference characterization of e¢ cient household consumption when the marriage is stable. Stability means that the marriage matching is individually rational and has no blocking pairs. We characterize stable marriage… CONTINUE READING