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Why do Indian Children Work, and is it Bad for Them?

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  • Alessandro Cigno

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  • Furio C. Rosati

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The causes and consequences of child labour are examined theoretically and empirically within a household decision framework, with endogenous fertility and mortality. The data come from a nationally representative survey of Indian rural households. [IZA Discussion Paper No. 115].

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Keywords: schooling; Nutritional status; welfare; India; gender; child labour; education; fertility; anthropometry; household economics; rural; mortality; endogenous; school; public health; labour participation; health; educational policies;

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