The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employement: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents
AbstractThis paper uses data from Peru, Pakistan and Ghana to simultaneously analyse child labour and child schooling, and compares them between these countries. We use a multinomial logit estimation procedure that analyses the participation and non participation of children in schooling and in employement and, in particular, allows the possibility that a child combines schooling with employement or does neither. We also use an ordered logit estimation procedure based on a ranking of the various child schooling/employement/non schooling/non employement outcomes. The results point to both similarities and striking dissimilarities in the nature of child labour and child schooling between the chosen countries.
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- Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2002. "The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employment: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 30(1), pages 41-62.
- Pushkar Maitra & Ranjan Ray, 2000. "The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employment: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents," ASARC Working Papers 2000-04, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.
- C20 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - General
- D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
- I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - General
- J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
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