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Hazarika, Gautam

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Works: 8 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 51 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author
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Publications by Gautam Hazarika
Most widely held works by Gautam Hazarika
Foreign trade and the gender earnings differential in urban Mexico by Gautam Hazarika( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Women's status and children's food security in Pakistan by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
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Welfare reform and the well-being of single female-headed families : a semi-parametric analysis by Bradford F Mills( Article )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Schooling costs and child work in rural Pakistan by Gautam Hazarika( Article )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Household access to microcredit and child work in rural Malawi by Gautam Hazarika( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"This paper examines the effect of household access to microcredit upon work by seven to eleven year old children in rural Malawi. Given that microcredit organizations foster household enterprises wherein much child labor is engaged, this paper aims to discover whether access to microcredit might increase work by children. It is found that household access to microcredit, measured in a novel manner as self-assessed credit limits at microcredit organizations, raises the probability of child work in households with sample mean values of land ownership and number of retail sales enterprises. It appears this is due to children having to take up more domestic chores as adults are busied in household enterprises following improved access to microcredit"--Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit web site
Cost deterrents and labor market outcomes of schooling by Gautam Hazarika( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Gender differences in children's nutrition and access to health care in Pakistan by Gautam Hazarika( Article )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Child Work and Schooling Costs in Rural Northern India by Gautam Hazarika( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"It is widely held that work by children obstructs schooling, so that working children in impoverished families will find it difficult to escape poverty. If children's school attendance and work were highly substitutable activities, it would be advisable to quell work in the interest of schooling and, if less child work were desirable for its own sake, to boost school attendance so as to reduce child work. Hence, this article examines the effects of schooling costs upon both children's propensities to work and to attend school in rural northern India in a bid to assess the extent of trade-off between the activities. Analyses of data from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, two Northern Indian states, reveal a positive relation between child work and schooling costs, a negative relation between school enrollment and schooling costs, and that the decrease in the probability of child work from a decrease in schooling costs is comparable in magnitude to the corresponding increase in the probability of school enrollment, implying children's work and school attendance are strongly substitutable activities. Thus, unlike recent studies of child work in India's South Asian neighbors of Bangladesh and Pakistan, this paper uncovers evidence of substantial trade-off between child work and school attendance"--Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit web site
 
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