Session 154:
Child Labor and School Outcomes

Saturday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Gotham
7th floor

Chair: Esther I. Wilder, City University of New York
Discussant: Peter Moyi, Amherst College

  1. The Abuelita Effect: The Impact of Grandparents on Children’s Schooling and Work in Latin AmericaMary Arends-Kuenning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Suzanne Duryea, Inter-American Development Bank

  2. Conditional Cash Transfer and Educational Gender Gaps: Insights from Bangladeshi HouseholdsNazmul Chaudhury, World Bank Group; Mohammad N. Asadullah, University of Reading

  3. Staying in School: Assessing the Role of Access, Availability and Opportunity CostAngela Baschieri, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Jane C. Falkingham, University of Southampton

  4. The Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs on Household Work Decisions in BrazilAndrea R. Ferro, Universidade de São Paulo and University of Minnesota; Alexandre Nicollela, Universidade de São Paulo

  5. Child Labour and Schooling Outcomes among Children in India: An Analysis of Levels, Trends and DifferentialsRajaram S. Potty, J.S.S. Institute of Economic Research; Jayachandran Vasudevan, Constella Futures, India

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