Working versus schooling: the impact of social expenditure

We develop a theoretical model where child labour results from a household?s trade-off between sending a child to school or to work. Education is considered as a risky investment, since the survival of the child is not certain. We explore the effects of public expenditure on education and health on...

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Volume: 74
Main Author: Grigoriou, Christopher
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: De Boeck Université 2008
published in: Recherches économiques de Louvain Vol. 74; no. 1; pp. 33 - 52
Data of publication: 2008
Series: Recherches économiques de Louvain
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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