Exploitation of Child Labor and the Dynamics of Debt Bondage

This paper is concerned with the Institution of debt bondage and child labor employment in the context of an agrarian economy with overlapping generations. The model explores the principal-agent interaction between landlords and tenants, and identifies a set of reasons why households put children to...

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Volume: 9
Main Author: Arnab K. Basu
Nancy H. Chau
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Kluwer Academic Publishers 01.06.2004
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Springer
published in: Journal of economic growth (Boston, Mass.) Vol. 9; no. 2; pp. 209 - 238
Data of publication: 20040601
ISSN: 1381-4338
1573-7020
EISSN: 1573-7020
Discipline: Economics
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