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“Intergenerational Transfers.” In the Encyclopedia of Life Course and Human Development, M. E. Hughes, A. Pienta, and R. Crosnoe, eds.  New York: Macmillan Reference USA, forthcoming, 2009.

“Extended Family and Kinship Networks: Economic Insights and Evolutionary Directions.”  (with Marcel Fafchamps)  In Handbook of Development Economics: Volume 4, T. P. Schultz and R. E. Evenson, eds.  New York: Elsevier, 2008.

"Intergenerational Caregiving and Exchange: Economic and Evolutionary Approaches." In Caring and Exchange Within and Across Generations, A. Booth, A. C. Crouter, S. Bianchi, and J. A. Seltzer, eds. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press, 2008.

"Biological Basics and Economics of the Family." Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2007.

"On the Demand for Grandchildren: Tied Transfers and the ‘Demonstration Effect'." (with Oded Stark) Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 89, Nos. 9-10, (September 2005), pp. 1665-1697. Reprinted in Handbook on the Economics of Happiness, L. Bruni and P. L. Porta, eds., Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd., forthcoming.

"How Responsive are Private Transfers to Income? Evidence from a Laissez-Faire Economy." (with Bruce Hansen and Emmanuel Jimenez) Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 88, Nos. 9-10, (August 2004), pp. 2193–2219.

"Intergenerational Linkages in Consumption Behavior." (with Serena Ng and Andreas Waldkirch) Journal of Human Resources, 39, No. 2 (Spring 2004), pp. 355–381.

"Private Interhousehold Transfers in Vietnam in the Early and Late 1990's." In Economic Growth, Poverty and Household Welfare in Vietnam, N. Agrawal, P. Glewwe and D. Dollar, eds. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2004.

"Private Transfers within the Family: Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters." In Death and Dollars: The Role of Gifts and Bequests in America, A. Munnell and A. Sunden, eds. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2003.

"Risk Sharing and Private Transfers: What About Urban Households?" (with Emmanuel Jimenez) Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 46, No. 3, (April 1998), pp. 621–37.

"Motives for Private Transfers Over the Life-Cycle: An Analytical Framework and Evidence for Peru." (with Zekeriya Eser and Emmanuel Jimenez) Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 55, No. 1, (February 1998), pp. 57–80.

"Family Safety Nets and Economic Transition: A Study of Worker Households in Poland." (with Emmanuel Jimenez and Wlodek Okrasa) Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 43, No. 2, (June 1997), pp. 191–209.

"Family Safety Nets During Economic Transition: A Study of Inter-household Transfers in Russia." (with Zekeriya Eser and Emmanuel Jimenez) In J. Klugman, ed., Poverty, Policy and Responses: The Russian Federation in Transition, Washington, DC: The World Bank, 1997.

"The Connection Between Public Transfers and Private Interfamily Transfers." (with George Jakubson) Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 57, No.1, (May 1995), pp. 129–167.

"The Effects of Borrowing Constraints on Consumer Liabilities." (with Tullio Jappelli) Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 25, No. 2, (May 1993), pp. 199–213.

"Inter-Vivos Transfers and Intergenerational Exchange." (with Mark Rank) Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, No. 2, (May 1992), pp. 305–314.

"Social Security and Private Transfers in Developing Countries: The Case of Peru." (with Emmanuel Jimenez) The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, (January 1992), pp. 155–169.

"The Relative Effectiveness of Private and Public Schools: Evidence from Two Developing Countries." (with Emmanuel Jimenez) Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 34, No. 1-2, (November 1990), pp. 99–121. Reprinted in Market Approaches to Education: Vouchers and School Choice, E. Cohn, ed. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1997.

"Credit Rationing and Private Transfers: Evidence from Survey Data." (with Tullio Jappelli) Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 72, No. 3, (August 1990), pp. 445–454.

"Social Objectives Through Private Transfers: A Review." (with Emmanuel Jimenez) World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 5, No. 2, (July 1990), pp. 205–218.

"Intergenerational Transfers and Liquidity Constraints." Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 105, No. 1, (February 1990), pp. 187–217.

"Male-Female Wage Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century France." (with John Nye) Journal of Economic History, Vol. 49, No. 4, (December 1989), pp. 903–920.

"Motives for Private Income Transfers." Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 95, No. 3, (June 1987), pp. 508–546.

Email: donald.cox@bc.edu

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