Replication data for: Children's Resources in Collective Households: Identification, Estimation, and an Application to Child Poverty in Malawi

Geoffrey R. Dunbar, Krishna Pendakur & Arthur Lewbel
The share of household resources devoted to children is hard to identify because consumption is measured at the household level and goods can be shared. Using semiparametric restrictions on individual preferences within a collective model, we identify how total household resources are divided up among household members by observing how each family member's expenditures on a single private good like clothing vary with income and family size. Using data from Malawi we show how resources...
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