Session 89:
Education, Experimentation, and Child Labor in Poor Countries

Friday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Truman
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Susan Parker, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
Discussant: Cynthia B. Lloyd, Independent Consultant

  1. Kids at Risk: Children's Employment in Hazardous Occupations in BrazilDeborah S. DeGraff, Bowdoin College; Andrea R. Ferro, Universidade de São Paulo and University of Minnesota; Deborah Levison, University of Minnesota

  2. Risk Factors for Non-Fatal Injuries among Children Working in Philippine AgricultureCharita Castro, Washington University in St. Louis

  3. Child Ability and Household Human Capital Investment Decisions in Burkina FasoRichard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Emilie Bagby, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Harounan Kazianga, Oklahoma State University

  4. Limits to Experimental Evaluation and Student Attendance in Rural Indian Schools: A Field ExperimentDiane Coffey, Princeton University

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