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Why do Parents Make their Children Work? Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey

Awan, Masood Sarwar and Waqas, Muhammad and Aslam, Muhammad Amir (2011): Why do Parents Make their Children Work? Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey. Published in: International Journal of Academic Research , Vol. 2, No. 3 (2011): pp. 545-549.

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Abstract

Since few decades ago, the issue of child labour has detained the global attention. This study highlights the supply side determinants of child labor in case of Punjab, Pakistan. Multiple indicator cluster survey 2007-08 for Punjab was used. Probit model was used to capture the objectives of this research. Results shows that the absence of mother’s education, household head’s education, large family size, low level of family income, less education of child etc. were the factors that pushed the children into work that is often damaging to their development.

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