Consumption Smoothing and Marriage

Scholarly Edition

There is a large role for moves by women at the time of marriage in explaining migration in developing countries, in particular in rural areas. We explore the relations between this mobility and risk diversification and consumption smoothing strategies among poor Mexican families.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Angelucci, M; Rasul, I; Giorgi, GD; Rangel, MA

Published Date

  • 2010