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Child labour
Working Paper
The unintended long-run impacts of agro-terrorism in Brazil

This paper studies the unintended long-run effects of a permanent agricultural shock led by agro-terrorism in Brazil on the education and labour market...

Education Wages Agriculture
Research Brief
The employment and poverty effects of in-work policies in Ecuador Informal work Child labour Tax revenue
Working Paper
Labour market projections and time allocation in Myanmar: Application of a new computable general equilibrium (CGE) model

Myanmar has, in recent years, strengthened its focus on human capital as a development pillar, and introduced legislation and adopted conventions on child labour...

Myanmar Child labour Education reform
In the media
Ricardo Santos interviewed on results of recent IGM report

On 1 July 2021, Ricardo Santos, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow and IGM Resident Advisor, and Assa Guambe, National Director of the Labour Market Observatory (DNOMT) of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MITSS), were interviewed on STV on the...

Child labour
In the media
Child labour during pandemic - UNU-WIDER expert interviewed for a Finnish development news portal

UNU-WIDER Research Associate Milla Nyyssölä was interviewed for an article discussing the increase of child labour during corona pandemia. The article is published on a Finnish development news portal Maailma.net.

COVID-19 Child labour Children
Unsplash / Kameron Kincade Valeria Groppo on conditional cash transfers, child work and schooling
20 January 2021
Online, Helsinki
Past event
Journal Article
Schooling and Labor Market Impacts of Bolivia's Bono Juancito Pinto Program

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Bolivia Child labour Conditional cash transfers
Working Paper
Schooling and labour market impacts of Bolivia’s Bono Juancito Pinto

In 2006, the Bolivian government introduced a large-scale cash transfer programme, Bono Juancito Pinto (BJP). Exploiting the exogenous variation of the programme expansion, this paper examines the impact of BJP on schooling and child labour...

Bolivia Child labour Conditional cash transfers
Working Paper
Entrepreneurship and human capital development in children

This paper explores the link between entrepreneurship and child human capital development. We specifically examine how operating a non-farm enterprise (NFE) as opposed to working in agriculture relates to child labour and schooling outcomes...

Non-farm Enterprises Child labour
Working Paper
Female say on income and child outcomes: Evidence from Nigeria

This paper delves into the effect of female bargaining power on child education and labor outcomes in Nigeria. Female bargaining power is proxied by female say on labor income, rather than by female income per se...

Child education Child labour Female bargaining power
Gender and food security

Theme: 2006-07

UNU-WIDER’s recent project ‘Hunger and Food Security’ exerted a strong attraction for academia, international organizations (FAO, WFP, and UNCTAD), civil society organizations, and the media. The first project meeting, held in...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Hunger
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