The Impact of Parental Transfers on Living Standards of Married Children

  title={The Impact of Parental Transfers on Living Standards of Married Children},
  author={Moshe Semyonov and Noah Lewin-Epstein},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
The paper focuses on the effect of various forms of parental assistance ( support to meet living expenses, purchase of housing, fundingeducation) on living standards (i.e., possession of material goods). Analysisof the data from the Israeli sample reveals a considerable variation amongfamilies with regard to parental support. The data demonstrate that supportis more prevalent among families of high socioeconomic origin (and ofsmaller size) than among families of low socioeconomic… 

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