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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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.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Why do Parents Make their Children Work? Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey|
|Keywords:||Child labour, MICS, Pakistan|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P36 - Consumer Economics ; Health ; Education and Training ; Welfare, Income, Wealth, and Poverty
N - Economic History > N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J21 - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Waqas|
|Date Deposited:||25. Jun 2011 13:33|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 19:06|
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