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The Impact of Child Labor on Child’s Education: The Case of Indonesia


  • Pipit Pitriyan

    () (Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University)


Employing child as a labor is categorized as a violation to the human right. But it seems unavoidable in developing country to prevent children entering labor market. Many extensive literatures on the determinant of child labor have been found, but yet, there is limited research on the impact of children work on socioeconomic outcomes. This paper investigates the impact of child labor on child’s education by using the Indonesian Labor Survey/SAKERNAS 2002 data at the district level.

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  • Pipit Pitriyan, 2006. "The Impact of Child Labor on Child’s Education: The Case of Indonesia," Working Papers in Economics and Development Studies (WoPEDS) 200609, Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, revised Aug 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:unp:wpaper:200609

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    1. Philip Oreopoulos & Marianne E. Page & Ann Huff Stevens, 2003. "Does Human Capital Transfer from Parent to Child? The Intergenerational Effects of Compulsory Schooling," NBER Working Papers 10164, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    Child Labor; Bivariate Probit; SAKERNAS; Indonesia;

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    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General

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