Jellal, Mohamed and Tarbalouti, Essaid (2012): Institutions éducation et travail des enfants.
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We presented a theory that attempts to explain the stylized fact of the persistence of child labor in developing countries. Our model shows the importance of the role of institutions in explaining the level of education of these countries. These institutions can be formal as the quality of educational governance or informal social norms as incentives for more education. Our main result showed the existence of a strategic complementarity between the formal institution and informal institution which may create a poverty trap.In particular our theoretical model is a conceptual framework for analyzing our preliminary studies in progress on the determinants of child labor in Morocco.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Institutions éducation et travail des enfants|
|English Title:||Institutions education and child labor|
|Keywords:||formal institution, informal institution, social norm, education, child labor|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
K - Law and Economics > K3 - Other Substantive Areas of Law > K31 - Labor Law
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor
|Depositing User:||Mohamed Jellal|
|Date Deposited:||11. Jun 2012 19:54|
|Last Modified:||31. Dec 2015 01:25|
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