Gender Bias and Child Labor in LDCs

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Alok Kumar; Emma Underhill;
  • Subject: gender differential in child labor, gender bias, efficiency, bequests, human capital
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Empirical evidence suggests that girls work more than boys as child labor. In this paper, we develop a model to analyze the causes and consequences of the gender differentials in child labor. In particular, we analyze the effects of gender bias on child labor. We find t... View more
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