The Impact Of Parental Health On Child Labor. Evidence From Bangladesh
Using data for Bangladesh we find evidence of added worker effects resulting from father's health problems on both children's and (to a lesser extent) spouse's labor supply. In particular, when illness is short-lived or if treatment is required (when there are "health shocks") children's participation tends to increase. Our results suggest that income replacement through sickness benefit could significantly reduce child labor.
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