We interpret observed gender differences in education as the equilibrium outcome of a two-sex overlapping generations model where men and women of each generation bargain over consumption, number of children, and investment in education of their children conditional on gender. This model represents a new framework for the analysis of the process of intrahousehold decision making in an intergenerational setting.
Published in: _International Economic Review_ (Vol. 40, No. 2, May 1999, pp. 265-286) https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2354.00015.