Leadership delegation in rotten kid families. A contribution to the debate on parenting styles.

Journal of Population Economics (2020) 33: 441-460. The paper shows that the optimality of authority (leadership) delegation for the sequential-action game played by rotten kids and a parent depends crucially on the degree of heterogeneity in the kids’ preferences. The findings contribute to the debate about the social desirability of the authoritative parenting style.

Leadership delegation in rotten kid families — by João Ricardo Faria, Emilson Caputo & Delfino Silva

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