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Late-Life Living Arrangments and Intergenerational Ties in Egypt: Elderly Socio-Economic Conditions from Labor Market Surveys

@inproceedings{Angeli2015LateLifeLA,
  title={Late-Life Living Arrangments and Intergenerational Ties in Egypt: Elderly Socio-Economic Conditions from Labor Market Surveys},
  author={A. Angeli},
  year={2015}
}
The aim of this paper is to analyze dynamics in the late-life living arrangements and changes in socio-economic and health condition of the elderly in Egypt in recent years. Research questions refer to the determinants of ageing in Egypt and to the disparities existing and emerging at the gender and place of residence levels. Our focus is on the role intergenerational ties and transfers, both public and within the family, have in alleviating the precarious situations of older persons. This… Expand
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