The Resource Applications, edited by Serge-Christophe Kolm and Jean Mercier Ythier, (electronic resource)

Applications, edited by Serge-Christophe Kolm and Jean Mercier Ythier, (electronic resource)

Label
Applications
Title
Applications
Statement of responsibility
edited by Serge-Christophe Kolm and Jean Mercier Ythier
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Handbook on the Economics of Giving, Reciprocity and Altruism provides a comprehensive set of reviews of literature on the economics of nonmarket voluntary transfers. The foundations of the field are reviewed first, with a sequence of chapters that present the hard core of the theoretical and empirical analyses of giving, reciprocity and altruism in economics, examining their relations with the viewpoints of moral philosophy, psychology, sociobiology, sociology and economic anthropology. Secondly, a comprehensive set of applications are considered of all the aspects of society where nonmar
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
330.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HB523
LC item number
.A77 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kolm, Serge-Christophe
  • Mercier Ythier, J.
Series statement
  • Handbooks in economics,
  • Handbook of the economics of giving, altruism and reciprocity
Series volume
  • 23
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economics
  • Distributive justice
  • Charity
  • Altruism
  • Voluntarism
  • Gifts
  • Economic assistance
Label
Applications, edited by Serge-Christophe Kolm and Jean Mercier Ythier, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Front cover; Title page; Copyright page; Introduction to the Series; Contents of the Handbook; Preface to the Handbook; Contents of Volume 2; FAMILY TRANSFERS; Microeconomic models of family transfers; Abstract; Keywords; What families are made of; Altruism, or the power of families; The eight pillars of pure one-sided altruism, and redistributive neutrality; Two-sided altruism; Multiple recipients or multiple donors; Where altruistic fairness leads to inequality, and the Rotten Brother theorem; Free-riding on the other's altruism; Extending the model to endogenous incomes
  • Where the child may become rottenThe Samaritan dilemma and future uncertainty; Parents can't be rotten, but two goods complicate the picture; Daddy knows best; Impure altruism: merit good and transfers as a means of exchange; Child's effort as a merit good; Buying or extorting the child's services or the parent's inheritance; From transfer to transaction; The case of a dominant child; A strategy to buy the children's services; Transfers as family loans; Family insurance and banking; Decisions within the family: altruism and collective models; Pure and impure altruism
  • Non-altruism: transfers as old-age securityThe mutuality model or how to glue the generations together; Old age support: other mechanisms; The formation of preferences; To imitate or to demonstrate?; Cultural transmission and endogenous preferences; Cultural transmission; Endogenous altruism, prices and interest; Tests of family transfer models; Who gives what, and to whom?; Institutions and family transfers; The limited scope of pure altruism; Tests of family mutuality models; Conclusion: homo reciprocans, or living in a world of externalities; References
  • Altruism, exchange or indirect reciprocity: what do the data on family transfers show?Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Motivations: transfers governed by indirect reciprocities; Outline of the paper; Altruism, exchange, and other motives: a quick reminder; ``Involuntary'' transfers: accidental or entrepreneurial bequests; Altruism; Zero bequests and inter vivos transfers; The limited importance of inter-vivos transfers relative to bequests; Altruism and the ``equal division puzzle''; Equal bequests but compensatory gifts?; Exchange
  • Summing up: distinctive predictions of basic transfer modelsHeterogeneity of (financial downward) transfers; Foreword: how to define ``transfers'' between living generations?; Three types of financial inter vivos transfers; Theoretical considerations; French and U.S. evidence in favor of the heterogeneity of financial transfers; The importance of ``inherited'' wealth in total wealth accumulation; The importance of ``gifts'' (inter vivos transfers) relative to bequests; Previous tests of transfer models; Accidental bequests do not apply to the richer part of the population
  • Do bequests depend on the existence of children?
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (753 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611051075
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)294173
  • (OCoLC)476057044
  • (SSID)ssj0000465421
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11301099
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000465421
  • (PQKBWorkID)10457022
  • (PQKB)10941715
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC294173
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000357857
Label
Applications, edited by Serge-Christophe Kolm and Jean Mercier Ythier, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Front cover; Title page; Copyright page; Introduction to the Series; Contents of the Handbook; Preface to the Handbook; Contents of Volume 2; FAMILY TRANSFERS; Microeconomic models of family transfers; Abstract; Keywords; What families are made of; Altruism, or the power of families; The eight pillars of pure one-sided altruism, and redistributive neutrality; Two-sided altruism; Multiple recipients or multiple donors; Where altruistic fairness leads to inequality, and the Rotten Brother theorem; Free-riding on the other's altruism; Extending the model to endogenous incomes
  • Where the child may become rottenThe Samaritan dilemma and future uncertainty; Parents can't be rotten, but two goods complicate the picture; Daddy knows best; Impure altruism: merit good and transfers as a means of exchange; Child's effort as a merit good; Buying or extorting the child's services or the parent's inheritance; From transfer to transaction; The case of a dominant child; A strategy to buy the children's services; Transfers as family loans; Family insurance and banking; Decisions within the family: altruism and collective models; Pure and impure altruism
  • Non-altruism: transfers as old-age securityThe mutuality model or how to glue the generations together; Old age support: other mechanisms; The formation of preferences; To imitate or to demonstrate?; Cultural transmission and endogenous preferences; Cultural transmission; Endogenous altruism, prices and interest; Tests of family transfer models; Who gives what, and to whom?; Institutions and family transfers; The limited scope of pure altruism; Tests of family mutuality models; Conclusion: homo reciprocans, or living in a world of externalities; References
  • Altruism, exchange or indirect reciprocity: what do the data on family transfers show?Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Motivations: transfers governed by indirect reciprocities; Outline of the paper; Altruism, exchange, and other motives: a quick reminder; ``Involuntary'' transfers: accidental or entrepreneurial bequests; Altruism; Zero bequests and inter vivos transfers; The limited importance of inter-vivos transfers relative to bequests; Altruism and the ``equal division puzzle''; Equal bequests but compensatory gifts?; Exchange
  • Summing up: distinctive predictions of basic transfer modelsHeterogeneity of (financial downward) transfers; Foreword: how to define ``transfers'' between living generations?; Three types of financial inter vivos transfers; Theoretical considerations; French and U.S. evidence in favor of the heterogeneity of financial transfers; The importance of ``inherited'' wealth in total wealth accumulation; The importance of ``gifts'' (inter vivos transfers) relative to bequests; Previous tests of transfer models; Accidental bequests do not apply to the richer part of the population
  • Do bequests depend on the existence of children?
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (753 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611051075
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)294173
  • (OCoLC)476057044
  • (SSID)ssj0000465421
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11301099
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000465421
  • (PQKBWorkID)10457022
  • (PQKB)10941715
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC294173
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000357857

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