Child Labour or School Attendance? Evidence from Zambia
AbstractIn this paper, we investigate what affects school attendance and child labour in an LDC, using data from Zambia. We find some support for the hypothesis that poverty forces households to keep their children away from school.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for Labour Market and Social Research, Danmark- in its series Papers with number 96-14.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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- Peter Jensen & Helena Skyt Nielsen, 1997. "Child labour or school attendance? Evidence from Zambia," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 407-424.
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
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