Publication: A Positive Stigma for Child Labor?
Shafiq, M. Najeeb
The authors introduce a simple empirical model that assumes a positive stigma (or norm) toward child labor that is common in some developing countries. They illustrate the positive stigma model using data from Guatemala. Controlling for several child and household-level characteristics, the analysis uses two instruments for measuring stigma: a child's indigenous background and the household head's childhood work experience.
“Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Shafiq, M. Najeeb. 2008. A Positive Stigma for Child Labor?. Policy Research Working Paper No. 4697. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/7494685f-735b-59d0-8c08-1f629408d704 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”
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