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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 World Bank research observer 29 (2) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to nonspecialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 113057 AUG 01, 2014

Wagstaff,Adam; Bredenkamp,Caryn; R. Buisman,Leander; Dercon,Stefan; Bruhn,Miriam; Mckenzie,David J.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; C. Rosati,Furio; Hasnain,Zahid; Manning,Nick; Pierskalla,Jan Henryk 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 +

Journal Article 112513 AUG 01, 2014

De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; C. Rosati,Furio 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

Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)

This brief summarizes the income shocks and adolescent mental health in Malawi. Monthly transfers were made from 2008 to the end of 2009; in total the intervention lasted two years. ... See More +

Brief 81379 AUG 14, 2013

Baird, Sarah; Hoop, Jacobus de; Ozler, Berk Disclosed

Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)

In this paper, the authors investigate the effect of positive income shocks on the mental health of adolescent girls using experimental evidence from a cash transfer program in Malawi. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5644 APR 01, 2011

Baird, Sarah; de Hoop, Jacobus; Ozler, Berk Disclosed