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The economics of child labour / Alessandro Cigno and Furio Camillo Rosati.

By: Cigno, Alessandro.
Contributor(s): Rosati, Furio C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: xii, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0199264457 (cased).Subject(s): Child laborDDC classification: 331.31 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Introduction -- 1. Prolegomena -- 2. Child Labour, Education, and Saving -- 3. Fertility, Infant Mortality, and Gender -- 4. International Trade -- 5. Child Labour, Education, Nutrition, and Fertility in Rural India -- 6. Child Labour Effects of Access to Basic Utilities: Evidence from Five Countries -- 7. Health Effects of Child Labour: Evidence from Guatemala and Rural Vietnam -- 8. Credit Markets and Child Labour: The Effect of Shocks, Credit Rationing, and Insurance -- 9. Further Evidence on Fertility, Education, and Child Labour -- Conclusion
Summary: "This book provides a blend of theory, empirical analysis and policy discussion. The authors develop a comprehensive theory of child labour, and related variables such as fertility, and infant mortality. The effects of trade are considered and country studies are included to illustrate and test different aspects of the theory in different geographical contexts."--BOOK JACKET.
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Main library online catalogue( Online Public Access Calaogue-OPAC)

General Collection 331.31 C33 (Browse shelf) 132106 Available 132106

Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-243) and index.

Contents Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
List of Figures --
List of Tables --
Introduction --
1. Prolegomena --
2. Child Labour, Education, and Saving --
3. Fertility, Infant Mortality, and Gender --
4. International Trade --
5. Child Labour, Education, Nutrition, and Fertility in Rural India --
6. Child Labour Effects of Access to Basic Utilities: Evidence from Five Countries --
7. Health Effects of Child Labour: Evidence from Guatemala and Rural Vietnam --
8. Credit Markets and Child Labour: The Effect of Shocks, Credit Rationing, and Insurance --
9. Further Evidence on Fertility, Education, and Child Labour --
Conclusion

"This book provides a blend of theory, empirical analysis and policy discussion. The authors develop a comprehensive theory of child labour, and related variables such as fertility, and infant mortality. The effects of trade are considered and country studies are included to illustrate and test different aspects of the theory in different geographical contexts."--BOOK JACKET.

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