Khanam, Rasheda and Ross, Russell (2005): Impact of Child Labour on School Attendance and School Attainment: Evidence from Bangladesh.
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The paper examines the linkages between child work and both school attendance and school attainment of children aged 5–17 years using data from a survey based in rural Bangladesh. This paper first looks at school attendance as an indicator of a child’s time input in schooling; then it measures the “schooling-for-age” as a learning achievement or schooling outcome. The results from the logistic regressions show that school attendance and grade attainment are lower for children who are working. The gender-disaggregated estimates show that probability of grade attainment is lower for girls than that of boys. Household permanent income, parental education and supply side correlates of schooling (presence of a primary (grade 1-6) school and secondary (grade 6-10) school in the village) are appeared to be significant determinants of schooling in rural Bangladesh. The results of this study further show that the effect of household permanent income, parental education and presence of secondary school is higher for grade attainment than school attendance.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Impact of Child Labour on School Attendance and School Attainment: Evidence from Bangladesh|
|English Title:||Child Work and Other Determinants of School Attendance and School Attainment in Bangladesh|
|Keywords:||Schooling, Child Labour, Logit, Bangladesh|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C25 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O12 - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
|Depositing User:||Rasheda Khanam|
|Date Deposited:||02. Jul 2008 00:45|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 21:40|
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