Orazem, Peter F.

Child Labor and Education in Latin America

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Table of contents

I. Introduction

1. Introduction Child Labor and Education in Latin America
Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek, Zafiris Tzannatos

II. Background

2. Changing Patterns of Child Labor around the World since 1950: The Roles of Income Growth, Parental Literacy, and Agriculture
Victoria Gunnarsson, Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek

3. Child Labor, Schooling, and Poverty in Latin America
Guilherme Sedlacek, Suzanne Duryea, Nadeem Ilahi, Masaru Sasaki

III. Behavioral Inferences

4. The Responses of Child Labor, School Enrollment, and Grade Repetition to the Loss of Parental Earnings in Brazil, 1982–1999
Marcelo Côrtes Neri, Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Guilherme Sedlacek, Peter F. Orazem

5. Dynamics of Child Labor: Labor-Force Entry and Exit in Urban Brazil
Jasper Hoek, Suzanne Duryea, David Lam, Deborah Levison

6. How Does Working as a Child Affect Wages, Income, and Poverty as an Adult?
Nadeem Ilahi, Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek

7. The Intergenerational Persistence of Child Labor
Patrick M. Emerson, André Portela F. Souza

8. The Impact of Child Labor Intensity on Mathematics and Language Skills in Latin America
Mario A. Sánchez, Peter F. Orazem, Victoria Gunnarsson

IV. Policy Evaluations

9. The Impact of Cash Transfers on Child Labor and School Enrollment in Brazil
Eliana Cardoso, André Portela F. Souza

10. Limiting Child Labor through Behavior-based Income Transfers: An Experimental Evaluation of the PETI Program in Rural Brazil
Yoon-Tien Yap, Guilherme Sedlacek, Peter F. Orazem

11. The Impact of PROGRESA on Child Labor and Schooling
Emmanuel Skoufias, Susan W. Parker

12. Education and Child Labor: Experimental Evidence from a Nicaraguan Conditional Cash Transfer Program
John A. Maluccio

V. Conclusions

13. Policy Options to Eradicate Child Labor and Promote Education in Latin America
Zafiris Tzannatos, Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, Labor Economics, Education, general

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