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Unformatted text preview: single parent households Single mother households 5 times more likely to live in poverty BEN-PORATH: INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION-Joint generation of income o Cooperation of family members is advantageous o Female headed households, and old or young households are more likely to be poor-Pooling and sharing o Pool all money together or keep finances separate? -Redistribution-Links between generations-Policy relevance-Demographic phenomena that occur at family level affect distribution of income...
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- Spring '09