Dwibedi, Jayanta and Chaudhuri, Sarbajit (2007): Foreign Capital, Return to Education and Child labour.
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This paper attempts to identify the different channels through which economic reforms can affect the incidence of child labour in a developing economy. Using a three-sector general equilibrium model it shows that inflows of foreign capital can lower the problem of child labour by raising the return to education and reducing the earning opportunities of children. It demonstrates how foreign capital produces favourable effect on the incidence of child labour although it affects wage inequality adversely.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||University of Calcutta|
|Original Title:||Foreign Capital, Return to Education and Child labour|
|Keywords:||Child labour; general equilibrium; foreign capital; return to education; wage inequality|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F21 - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements|
|Depositing User:||Sarbajit Chaudhuri|
|Date Deposited:||09. Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 12:33|
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