The Economics of Child Labour

By Alessandro Cigno; Furio C. Rosati | Go to book overview

List of Tables
0.1 Global estimates of economically active children aged 5-17 in 2000 1
0.2 Regional estimates of economically active children aged 5-14 in 2000 2
0.3 Estimated number of children in unconditional worst forms of child labour 2
4.1 Descriptive statistics for the variables used in the regressions 75
4.2 Estimates using the trade ratio as a measure of openness 76
4.3 Estimates using the Sachs—Warner measure of openness 76
5.1 Child labour participation (by sector) and school enrolment rates, by sex 84
5.2 Work/study status of children by sex 84
5.3 Work/study status of children by household income 85
5.4 Work/study status of children by age 85
5.5 Body mass by age and work/study status (boys) 86
5.6 Body mass by age and work/study status (girls) 86
5.7 Descriptive statistics for the variables employed in the regressions 91
5.8 Time use of school-age children (bivariate probit estimate) 93
5.9 Marginal effects of the explanatory variables on the probability of working only, studying only, doing both, and doing neither 95
5.10 Educational expenditure (Heckman selection model) 97
5.11 Body mass of school-age children 99
5.12 Probability of a birth in the last two years (probit estimates) 99
6.1 Water and electricity access, by country and residence 104
6.2 Child activity status (excluding household chores), by sex and country 106
6.3 Child activity status (including household chores), by sex and country 107
6.4 Child activity status (excluding household chores) by water access, sex, and country 109
6.5 Child activity status (excluding household chores) by electricity access, sex, and country 110
6.6 Average treatment effects for water access (results from matching procedure using water access as the treatment variable) 112
6.7 Average treatment effects for electricity access (results from matching procedure using water access as the treatment variable) 113
6.8a Bivariate probit model marginal effects of access to water 115
6.8b Bivariate probit model marginal effects of access to electricity 116
7.1 Work participation rates of children aged 6-15 years, Vietnam, 1992-3 and 1997-8 157

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