A positive stigma for child labor?

"The authors introduce a simple empirical model that assumes a positive stigma (or norm) toward child labor that is common in some developing countries. They illustrate the positive stigma model using data from Guatemala. Controlling for several child and household-level characteristics, the an...

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Main Author: Patrinos, Harry Anthony
Corporate Author: World Bank
Other Authors: Shafiq, M. Najeeb
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C] World Bank 2008, [2008]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"The authors introduce a simple empirical model that assumes a positive stigma (or norm) toward child labor that is common in some developing countries. They illustrate the positive stigma model using data from Guatemala. Controlling for several child and household-level characteristics, the analysis uses two instruments for measuring stigma: a child's indigenous background and the household head's childhood work experience. "--World Bank web site
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references. - Title from PDF file as viewed on 5/18/2009
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