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The intriguing relation between adult minimum wage and child labor (English)

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Because most parents send their children to work when compelled by poverty, one would expect a rise in adult wage to lower child labor. However, if the rise in wage is achieved by a minimum wage law, its impact can be intriguing. It can, for instance,... See More +

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  • Basu, Kaushik;
  • 1999/08/30
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS2173
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