Schooling, Child Labor, and the Returns to Healthcare in Tanzania

We study the effects of accessing better healthcare on the schooling and labor supply decisions of sick children in Tanzania. Using variation in the cost of formal-sector healthcare to predict treatment choice, we show that accessing better healthcare decreases length of illness and changes children...

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Volume: 47
Main Author: Adhvaryu, Achyuta R
Nyshadham, Anant
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: MADISON UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS 01.03.2012
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 47; no. 2; pp. 364 - 396
Data of publication: 2012-03-01
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
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