The economics of child labour [electronic resource] / Alessandro Cigno and Furio Camillo Rosati.

Cigno, Alessandro [Browse]
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Children throughout the world are engaged in a great number of activities classifiable as work. These range from relatively harmless, even laudable, activities like helping parents in their domestic chores, to morally and physically dangerous ones like soldiering and prostitution. If we leave out the former, we are left with what are generally called ""economic"" activities. Only a small minority, less than 4 percent of all working children, are estimated to be engaged in what ILOdefines as the ""unconditional"" worst forms of child labour. The absolute number of children estimated to be engag
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  • Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Tables; Introduction; 1. Prolegomena; 2. Child Labour, Education, and Saving; 3. Fertility, Infant Mortality, and Gender; 4. International Trade; 5. Child Labour, Education, Nutrition, and Fertility in Rural India; 6. Child Labour Effects of Access to Basic Utilities: Evidence from Five Countries; 7. Health Effects of Child Labour: Evidence from Guatemala and Rural Vietnam; 8. Credit Markets and Child Labour: The Effect of Shocks, Credit Rationing, and Insurance; 9. Further Evidence on Fertility, Education, and Child Labour; Conclusion
  • General AppendixReferences; Index; A ; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
  • 1-281-19824-2
  • 1-4356-2229-4
  • 9786611198244
  • 0-19-153260-6
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  • 9780199264452 (hbk.)
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