Income Sharing Between Parents and Young People Living at Home

Judy Schneider
Since the 1970s, changes in the Australian labour market, education and income policies have led to reductions in income for young people aged 15 to 24 years. Young people today are therefore more reliant on their parents sharing income with them. This paper presents the results of original research that shows how parents share, or ‘pool’ their income with young people living at home. Australian household expenditure data is examined using new and extended methods...
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