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Child Labour

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

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.

Publication Type: Article
Publisher 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
Departments: School of Arts & Social Sciences > Economics
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/8477
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