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Child schooling and child work in the presence of a partial education subsidy (English)

Could a partial subsidy for child education increase children's participation in paid work? In contrast to much of the theoretical and empirical child labor literature, this paper shows that child work and school participation can be complements under certain conditions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8182 SEP 06, 2017

De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Friedman,Jed; Kandpal,Eeshani; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact of these policies on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7999 MAR 07, 2017

Dammert,Ana C.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Mvukiyehe,Eric; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview : Le double défi du travail des enfants et de la marginalisation scolaire dans la région de la CEDEAO : vue d'ensemble (French)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization will be critical to progress towards the millennium development goals in the Economic commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 103602 JAN 01, 2016

Rosati,Furio Camillo; Breglia,Maria Gabriella; Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Valdivia,Cristina Aurora Disclosed

The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)

Overcoming the twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization will be critical to progress towards the millennium development goals in the Economic commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 103602 JAN 01, 2016

Rosati,Furio Camillo; Breglia,Maria Gabriella; Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Valdivia,Cristina Aurora Disclosed

Cash transfers and child labor (English)

Cash transfer programs are widely used in settings where child labor is prevalent. Although many of these programs are explicitly implemented to improve children's welfare, in theory their impact on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6826 MAR 01, 2014

de Hoop, Jacobus; Rosati, Furio C. Disclosed

Understanding the Brazilian success in reducing child labor : empirical evidence and policy lessons - drawing policy lessons from the Brazilian experience (English)

Brazil has witnessed dramatic progress towards eliminating child labor and achieving universal basic school enrolment in the last two decades. Indeed, in the period from 1992 to 2009, economic activity among 7-15 year-olds fell by more than half, from 18 percent to less than seven percent, while school attendance rose from 85 percent to 97 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 63300 JUN 01, 2011

Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Towards consistency in child labor measurement : assessing the comparability of estimates generated by different survey instruments (English)

The study addresses the comparability of child labor estimates produced by different common household survey instruments. This question has important implications for credibility of published estimates of child labor, and for the reliability of current survey instruments as tools for monitoring and guiding efforts towards the progressive elimination of child labor. ... See More +

Working Paper 57415 JUN 01, 2010

Guarcello, Lorenzo; Kovrova, Irina; Lyon, Scott; Manacorda, Marco; Rosati, Furio C. Disclosed

Joining forces against child labor : inter-agency report for the Hague global child labor conference of 2010 (English)

The report presents evidence of country-specific child labor situations and trends, of reasons why child labor matters from a child rights and national development perspective, and of the policies holding greatest potential for combating it in the period leading up to the 2016 target date set by the global action plan, endorsed by the International Labor Organization (ILO), to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. ... See More +

Publication 64513 MAY 01, 2010

Rosati, Furio C. Disclosed

Child labor : trends, challenges, and policy responses - joining forces against child labor : Travail des enfants : tendances, defis, et reponses - tous unis dans la lutte contre le travail des enfants (French)

The report highlights the close linkages between child labor and broader development objectives, and the consequent need to address child labor as an important component of national development strategies. ... See More +

Publication 64515 MAY 01, 2010

Rosati, Furio C. Spanish, English Disclosed

Child labor : trends, challenges, and policy responses - joining forces against child labor (English)

The report highlights the close linkages between child labor and broader development objectives, and the consequent need to address child labor as an important component of national development strategies. ... See More +

Publication 64515 MAY 01, 2010

Rosati, Furio C. Spanish, French Disclosed

Child labor : trends, challenges, and policy responses - joining forces against child labor : Trabajao infantil : tendencias, desafios y respuestas - unidos la lucha contra el trabajo infantil (Spanish)

The report highlights the close linkages between child labor and broader development objectives, and the consequent need to address child labor as an important component of national development strategies. ... See More +

Publication 64515 MAY 01, 2010

Rosati, Furio C. French, English Disclosed

Children's work in Andhra Pradesh : trends and determinants (English)

The study assesses trends in children's involvement in employment and schooling in Andhra Pradesh over the eleven-year period from 1994 to 2005. ... See More +

Working Paper 57410 FEB 01, 2010

Guarcello,Lorenzo; Lyon,Scott; Manacorda,Marco; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Child labour and the global financial crisis : an issues paper (English)

Recent years have seen a sustained progress in the fight against child labour. The current global economic and financial crisis can potentially reverse the positive trends observed in several countries and further aggravate the problem in regions such as Sub Saharan Africa where the phenomenon of child labour has been particularly resistant to policy and programmed measures. ... See More +

Working Paper 57412 SEP 01, 2009

Koseleci Blanchy,Ozge Nihan; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Understanding children's work in Uganda (English)

Child labor constitutes a key obstacle to achieving universal primary education and other Millennium Development Goals in Uganda. It not only harms the welfare of individual children, but also slows broader national poverty reduction and development efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 46727 AUG 01, 2008

Guarcello, Lorenzo; Rosati, Furio; Breglia, Gabriella; Ssennono, Vincent Fred Disclosed

Child labour and education for all : an issue paper (English)

Education is a key element in the prevention of child labor; at the same time, child labor is one of the main obstacles to Education for All (EFA). ... See More +

Working Paper 64520 JUN 30, 2008

Guarcello, L.; Lyon, S.; Rosati, F. C. Disclosed

Uncertainty, education, and the school-to-work transition : theory and evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper develops a model of investment in education and school-to work transition under uncertainty. The main predictions of the model are tested for Brazilian households using Pesquisa Nacional por Amostragem a Domicilio (PNAD) data. ... See More +

Working Paper 43938 APR 01, 2008

Guarcello, L.; Rosati, F.C.; Scaramozzino, P. Disclosed

Industrial structure and child labor : Evidence from Brazil (English)

In this paper, the authors investigate whether the differential evolution of child work across Brazilian states between 1980 and 2000 can be explained by their different patterns of specialization in industries where children have a comparative advantage. ... See More +

Working Paper 44006 OCT 01, 2007

Manacorda, M.; Rosati, F.C. Disclosed

Child labor as a response to shocks : evidence from Cambodian villages (English)

The paper analyzes the effect of different shocks on household decisions concerning children's involvement in work and school in rural Cambodia. ... See More +

Working Paper 44085 JUN 01, 2007

Guarcello, L.; Kovrova, I.; Rosati, F. C. Disclosed

Does school quality matter for working children? (English)

This paper aims to begin to fill in the gap about the possible role of school quality in affecting household decisions relative to children's work and school attendance. ... See More +

Working Paper 44099 APR 01, 2007

Guarcello, L.; Rosati, F. C. Disclosed

Child labor and youth employment : Ethiopia country study (English)

Ethiopia accounts for the largest youth population in Sub-Saharan Africa and the lack of employment opportunities for Ethiopian young people is among the critical developing challenges facing the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 39171 MAR 01, 2007

Guarcello, Lorenzo; Rosati, Furio Disclosed

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Child schooling and child work in the presence of a partial education subsidy (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 WPS8182 Policy Research Working Paper
Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 WPS7999 Policy Research Working Paper
The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview : Le double défi du travail des enfants et de la marginalisation scolaire dans la région de la CEDEAO : vue d'ensemble (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 103602 Working Paper
The twin challenges of child labor and educational marginalization in the ECOWAS region : an overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103602 Working Paper
Cash transfers and child labor (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6826 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the Brazilian success in reducing child labor : empirical evidence and policy lessons - drawing policy lessons from the Brazilian experience (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63300 Working Paper
Towards consistency in child labor measurement : assessing the comparability of estimates generated by different survey instruments (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 57415 Working Paper
Joining forces against child labor : inter-agency report for the Hague global child labor conference of 2010 (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 64513 Publication
Child labor : trends, challenges, and policy responses - joining forces against child labor : Travail des enfants : tendances, defis, et reponses - tous unis dans la lutte contre le travail des enfants (French)
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MAY 01, 2010 64515 Publication Spanish, English
Child labor : trends, challenges, and policy responses - joining forces against child labor (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 64515 Publication Spanish, French
Child labor : trends, challenges, and policy responses - joining forces against child labor : Trabajao infantil : tendencias, desafios y respuestas - unidos la lucha contra el trabajo infantil (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2010 64515 Publication French, English
Children's work in Andhra Pradesh : trends and determinants (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 57410 Working Paper
Child labour and the global financial crisis : an issues paper (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 57412 Working Paper
Understanding children's work in Uganda (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 46727 Working Paper
Child labour and education for all : an issue paper (English)
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JUN 30, 2008 64520 Working Paper
Uncertainty, education, and the school-to-work transition : theory and evidence from Brazil (English)
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APR 01, 2008 43938 Working Paper
Industrial structure and child labor : Evidence from Brazil (English)
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OCT 01, 2007 44006 Working Paper
Child labor as a response to shocks : evidence from Cambodian villages (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 44085 Working Paper
Does school quality matter for working children? (English)
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APR 01, 2007 44099 Working Paper
Child labor and youth employment : Ethiopia country study (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 39171 Working Paper (Numbered Series)