Child work and schooling costs in rural Northern India

It is widely held that work by children obstructs schooling, so that working children in impoverished families will find it difficult to escape poverty. If children's school attendance and work were highly substitutable activities, it would be advisable to quell work in the interest of schoolin...

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Volume: 2136
Main Author: Hazarika, Gautam
Bedi, Arjun S
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2006
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 2136
Data of publication: 2006
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Database: EconStor
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