Readership: Academic researchers, graduate students, policy makers including international agencies.
Alessandro Cigno, University of Florence, and Furio Camillo Rosati, CEIS-University of Rome
"The book is a welcome addition to the literature. It should be of interest to development economists in general, and not merely those with research interests in child labour." - The Economic Society of Australia
"A commendable job of surveying and sythesising the issues and controversies, both theoretical and empirical...rigorous and clear.The book is a welcome addition to the literature." - Indraneel Dasgupta, School of Economics, University of Nottingham
"Alessandro Cigno and Furio Camillo Rosati convincingly demonstrate multiple policy choices that could, at the very least, reduce the worst forms of child labor...Overall, this book is a much-needed contribution to the body of work that examines
child labor. The transparent methodology and econometric details found in the text and appendices lend credibility to the author's work."
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 Effects of Shocks, Credit Rationing, and Insurance
9: Further Evidence on Fertility, Education, and Child Labour