The Joint Estimation of Child Participation in Schooling and Employement: Comparative Evidence from Three Continents
This 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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