The Determinants of Child Labour and Child Schooling in Ghana
AbstractThis paper investigates the main determinants of child labour and child schooling in Ghana, with special reference to the interaction between child labour and adult labour markets. This paper proposes a test of the link between household poverty and child labour hours, and provides Ghanian evidence.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Tasmania - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 2000-5.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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- Ranjan Ray, 2002. "The Determinants of Child Labour and Child Schooling in Ghana," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 11(4), pages 561-590, December.
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- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
- J20 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - General
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