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How does working as a child affect wage, income, and poverty as an adult? (English)

The authors use a unique data set on adult earnings in Brazil to study how child labor affects adult earnings through its impacts on work experience, years of schooling, and human capital attained per year of schooling. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32745 MAY 01, 2005

Ilahi, Nadeem; Orazem, Peter F.; Sedlacek, Guilherme Disclosed

Child labor, schooling, and poverty in Latin America (English)

The authors probe further into how household attributes affect the probability that children will work, and the probability of enrollment and success in school. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32742 MAY 01, 2005

Sedlacek, Guilherme; Duryea, Suzanne; Ilahi, Nadeem; Sasaki, Masaru Disclosed

Children's work and schooling - does gender matter? : evidence from the Peru LSMS panel data (English)

Using panel data from Peru, the author investigates the determinants of the allocation of boys' and girls' time to schooling, housework, and income-generating activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2745 DEC 31, 2001

Ilahi, Nadeem

Gender and the allocation of adult time : evidence from the Peru LSMS panel data (English)

Ilahi analyzes the determinants of intra-household time use in Peru in 1994 and 1997. She tests whether sickness, unemployment, the provision of water and energy services, and other factors affect the time use of men and women differently. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2744 DEC 31, 2001

Ilahi, Nadeem

The intra-household allocation of time and tasks : what have we learnt from the empirical literature? (English)

This paper presents a synthesis of the empirical literature on intra household time use in developing countries. It discusses the importance of studying time allocated to various activities--market work for wages, work on the family enterprise, and different kinds of housework--from a policy standpoint. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20785 JUN 30, 2000

Ilahi, Nadeem

Securing our future in a global economy (English)

In the 1990s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) began to resurface from the lost decade of the 1980s after a sustained reform effort by the countries to enhance the role of market forces and increase the region's real and financial integration into the global economy. ... See More +

Publication 20655 JUN 30, 2000

De Ferranti, David; Perry, Guillermo E.; Gill, Indermit S.; Serven, Luis; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Ilahi, Nadeem; Maloney, William F.; Rama, Martin Spanish Disclosed

Targeted conditional transfer programs in Latin America: an early survey (English)

This paper assesses the design and performance of Targeted Conditional Transfer (TCT) programs for human development in Latin America. These programs mainly came about in the early-mid 1990s in the form of Bolsa Escola in urban Brazil, and subsequently Progresa in Mexico, and PETI in rural Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper 33340 JUN 11, 2000

Sedlacek, Guilherme; Ilahi, Nadeem; Gustafsson-Wright, Emily Disclosed

Economic insecurity, individual behavior and social policy (English)

This paper is an attempt to return the discussion on social insurance and protection to its economic foundations. The paper uses a framework proposed by Ehrlich and Becker (1972) in the economics of insurance literature to first clarify the concepts and then take a comprehensive approach to insurance and protection. ... See More +

Working Paper 31522 MAR 27, 2000

Gill, Indermit S.; Ilahi, Nadeem

Securing our future in a global economy : Asegurando el futuro en una economia globalizada (Spanish)

In the 1990s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) began to resurface from the lost decade of the 1980s after a sustained reform effort by the countries to enhance the role of market forces and increase the region's real and financial integration into the global economy. ... See More +

Publication 20655 JAN 01, 2000

De Ferranti, David; Perry, Guillermo E.; Gill, Indermit S.; Serven, Luis; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Ilahi, Nadeem; Maloney, William F.; Rama, Martin English Disclosed