Child Labor in the Global Economy

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Eric V. Edmonds; Nina Pavcnik;
  • Journal: Journal of Economic Perspectives,volume 19,issue 1 Winter,pages199-220
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/0895330053147895
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: reproductive and urinary physiology

Few issues in developing countries draw as much popular attention as child labor. This paper begins by quantifying the extent and main characteristics of child labor. It then considers the evidence on a range of issues about child labor. Fundamentally, child labor is a ... View more
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