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 schooling and...

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Main Author: Bedi, Arjun Singh
Hazarika, Gautam
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.05.2006
Related: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Data of publication: 2006/05
Series: IZA Discussion Papers
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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