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The heterogeneous effects of a food price crisis on child school enrollment and labor : evidence from Pakistan (English)

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Using a panel survey, this paper investigates how the increase in food prices in Pakistan in 2008-2010 affected children's school enrollment and labor. The causal identification relies on geographical variations in the price of food (wheat). The results... See More +

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  • Hou, Xiaohui; Hong, Seo Yeon;
  • 2013/08/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6566
  • 1 of 1
  • Pakistan
  • South Asia
  • 2013/08/01
  • The heterogeneous effects of a food price crisis on child school enrollment and labor : evidence from Pakistan
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