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households. However, sibling size has adverse effects on per-child investment in education, in particular when fertility is high. … fertility due to son preferences. Under son preferences, childbearing and fertility timing are determined conditional on the …
The paper develops a theoretical framework, and a diagrammatic apparatus, for explaining the supply of child labour. It examines the effect of credit, insurance, and poverty (defined as more than just low income). It also explains bonded child labour, a modern form of slavery closely associated...
The paper develops a theoretical framework, and a diagrammatic apparatus, for explaining the supply of child labour. It examines the effect of credit, insurance, and poverty (defined as more than just low income). It also explains bonded child labour, a modern form of slavery closely associated...
also stay longer in post-primary school. According to the average returns of education in Indonesia, I conclude that family …
Decisions concerning marriage, fertility, participation, and the education of children are explained using a two …, and (iv) length and effective enforcement of compulsory education. The predictions are consistent with two empirical … fertility and female labour market participation, negative until the mid-1970s, has turned positive where developed, but not …
The interaction between investment in children's education and parental fertility is crucial in recent theories of the … significant negative causal effect of education on fertility, which is robust to accounting for spatial autocorrelation. The … causal effect of education is identified through exogenous variation in enrollment rates due to differences in landownership …
schooling changes as the source of exogenous variation. We impose external estimates of the direct effect of maternal education … findings suggest that the child's probability of post compulsory education decreases when born to a teenage mother, and that …
households. However, sibling size has adverse effects on per-child investment in education, in particular when fertility is high. … fertility due to son preferences. Under son preferences, childbearing and fertility timing are determined conditional on the …