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Pobreza y trabajo infantil: diferencias entre trabajo dentro y fuera del hogar. Evidencia para Colombia, 2001-2003

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  • Diana Milena López Ávila

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La pobreza ha sido catalogada como la principal causa de trabajo infantil. Los padres de los hogares más pobres deben recurrir al trabajo de sus hijos como única alternativa para sobrevivir y alcanzar el nivel de consumo de subsistencia. Bajo esta perspectiva, se pensaría que a mayores niveles de riqueza del hogar, menor va a ser el tiempo que el hijo trabaja; por lo que la relación entre riqueza y trabajo infantil se presumiría monótona decreciente. No obstante, diversos trabajos han analizado esta relación, llegando a resultados importantes que sugieren que esta relación no es tan simple como parece.

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  • Diana Milena López Ávila, 2009. "Pobreza y trabajo infantil: diferencias entre trabajo dentro y fuera del hogar. Evidencia para Colombia, 2001-2003," DOCUMENTOS DE ECONOMÍA 007754, UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA - BOGOTÁ.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000108:007754
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