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Education, child labor and human capital formation in selected urban and rural settings of Pakistan

Author: Abdul Salam Lodhi
Publisher: Frankfurt am Main : PL Academic Research, ©2013.
Series: Development economics and policy, Bd. 68.
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Education is essential for human resource development and sustainable socio-economic development of a society, as it can facilitate economic growth through the broader application of knowledge, skills, and the creative strength of a society. The other positive and long-term outcomes of education include the reduction of poverty and inequality, improvement of health status and good governance in the implementation of  Read more...
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Lodhi, Abdul Salam.
Education, child labor & human capital formation in selected urban and rural settings of Pakistan.
Frankfurt am Main : PL Academic Research, [2013]
(OCoLC)841671625
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abdul Salam Lodhi
ISBN: 9783653023824 3653023823
OCLC Number: 847230055
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Dedication; Preface; Abstract; Kurzfassung; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; 1 Introduction; 1.1 The Education System of Pakistan: A Brief Overview; 1.2 Problem Statement; 1.3 Research Questions and Hypothesis; 1.4 Theoretical Background; 1.5 Description of the Data; 1.6 Appendix; 2 Factors Determining Childhood Participation in Education and Alternate Activities; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Model; 2.3 Description of the Variables; 2.4 Descriptive Analysis; 2.4.1 Childhood Activities; 2.4.2 Justification of Childhood Activity Selection. 2.4.3 Childhood Activities Versus Household Income2.4.4 Childhood Activities Versus Head-of-Household Education; 2.4.5 Childhood Activities Versus Maternal Education; 2.4.6 Childhood Activities and Head-of-Household Perceptions of School Education; 2.5 Multinomial Probit Model Results; 2.5.1 Comparison of Childhood Activities between Rural and Urban Areas; 2.5.2 Comparison of Child's Activities Selection by Gender; 2.6 Marginal Effects on Activity Selection; 2.7 Conclusions; 2.8 Appendix; 3 Parental Perceptions of Secular School Education and Human Capital Formation; 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 The Model3.3 Descriptive Analysis; 3.3.1 Household-Head's Education and Perception; 3.3.2 Household Income and Perception; 3.4 Modeling the Perception of the Impact of Schooling on Future Earnings; 3.4.1 Regression Results; 3.4.2 Predicted Probabilities; 3.5 Modeling Perception of the Compatibility of Secular School Education with Religious Values; 3.5.1 Regression Results; 3.5.2 Predicted Probabilities; 3.6 Conclusion; 3.7 Appendix; A. Basic Algebra for Interpreting the Results of SOR Equation; B. Test for Distinguish-Ability. 4 Combined Schooling and Child Labor as Child Activities: The Impact on Human Capital Formation4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Analytical Approach; 4.3 Data and Important Descriptive Statistics; 4.4 Regression Results and Discussion; 4.5 Conclusions; 4.6 Appendix; 5 Summary and Conclusions; 6 Annexes; A. Questionnaire; B. Details of the Survey; References.
Series Title: Development economics and policy, Bd. 68.
Responsibility: Abdul Salam Lodhi.

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