Econ 5338 Working Paper by Jessica Foumena . “Why Should We Care About Child Labor?” The education, Labor Market and Health Consequences of Child Labor ” (2004) By Kathleen Beegle, Rakeev Dehejia & Roberta Gatti . “Why Should We Care About Child Labor? ” (2004) The Authors.
“Why Should We Care About Child Labor?”
The education, Labor Market and Health Consequences of Child Labor” (2004)
By Kathleen Beegle, Rakeev Dehejia
& Roberta Gatti
Kathleen Beegle is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Her research interest includes the measurement of poverty dynamics, socio-economic dimensions of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, and methods in household survey data collection. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University in 1997 and worked at RAND from 1997-2001 before joining the World Bank.
Rajeev Dehejia is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and The Fletcher School, Tufts University, a Research Fellow at IZA, Bonn, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1997. His research interests include: econometrics (program evaluation, propensity score and matching methods, and Bayesian applied econometrics), development economics (child labor, microcredit, and financial development and growth), labor economics (financial incentives and fertility decisions), and public economics (religion and consumption insurance).
Roberta Gatti is the Social Protection Sector Manager and Lead Economist for Human Development in the Middle East and North Africa region of the World Bank. Until recently, she was part of the Development Research Group of the Bank. Her research includes extensive theoretical and empirical contributions on the economics of child labor and of intergenerational transfers, as well as on corruption, political economy, and growth. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and has taught courses on development and growth at Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University.