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    • The Economics of Consanguinity 

      Do, Quy-Toan; Iyer, Sriya; Joshi, Shareen (Faculty of Economics, 2006-09)
      The institution of consanguineous marriage - a marriage contracted between close biological relatives - has been a basic building block of many societies in different parts of the world. This paper argues that the practice ...
    • Saving on a Rainy Day, Borrowing for a Rainy Day 

      Alan, Sule; Crossley, Thomas; Low, Hamish (Faculty of Economics, 2012-05-04)
      The aim of this paper is to understand what a recession means for individual consumers, and to model in a life-cycle framework how individuals respond to recessions. Our focus is on the sharp increase in savings rates that ...
    • Saving on a Rainy Day, Borrowing for a Rainy Day 

      Alan, S.; Crossley, T.; Low, Hamish (Faculty of Economics, 2012-05-04)
      The aim of this paper is to understand what a recession means for individual consumers, and to model in a life-cycle framework how individuals respond to recessions. Our focus is on the sharp increase in savings rates that ...