Child Labor at District Level: A Case Study of Rawalpindi
AbstractChild labor is one of the problems that occur as a result of responses to the economic problems faced by vulnerable children. Keeping in view the theoretical background of existence of child labor across the world, the study analyzes the incidence of child labor from Rawalpindi city of Pakistan. It also empirically investigates the household demographics and incidence of child labor. The earning and participation functions were estimated for a sample of 150 children. All the coefficients and overall model was observed to be statistically significant.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 17224.
Date of creation: 07 Oct 2007
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Child labor; labor supply;
Other versions of this item:
- Kulsoom, Rafia, 2009. "Child Labor at District Level: A Case Study of Rawalpindi," MPRA Paper 19161, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Dec 2009.
- J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-09-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2009-09-19 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-DEV-2009-09-19 (Development)
- NEP-LAB-2009-09-19 (Labour Economics)
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