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Counting the uncounted: The consequences of children's domestic chores for health and education in Ethiopia

Dinku, Yonatan; Fielding, David; Genc, Murat


Much of the existing literature on the economics of child labor assumes that child labor is synonymous with employment in income‐generating activities. However, children also perform domestic chores, and excessive involvement in chores may be detrimental to their wellbeing. This paper investigates the effect on child health and education outcomes of participation in domestic chores as well as participation in income‐generating activities. Our data come from the 2014 Young Lives survey of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-03-12
Type: Journal article
Source: Review of Development Economics
DOI: 10.1111/rode.12587


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