Child Labour

Jafarey, S. & Lahiri, S. (2001). Child Labour. World Economics Journal, 2(1), pp. 69-93.

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to pull together the emerging theoretical and empirical literature on the economics of child labour, and to draw out the underlying commonalities between various contributions in this field. In doing so, the authors also identify various policy options and their relative merits.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Child labour, poverty, education, skill, borrowing, lending, food for education, investment in education, compulsory schooling, banning of child labour
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: School of Social Sciences > Department of Economics
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/8477

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