Essays about: "child labour"

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  1. 16. Protecting Labour Rights Within the Global Supply Chain Through Trade Agreements While Avoiding Protectionism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Kenneth William Munro Cameron; [2017]
    Keywords : Labour Rights; Child Labour; Forced Labour; Trade Agreements; Protectionism; Initiatives; Labour Provisions.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Severe human rights abuses have been associated with globalisation. This paper explores the link between the aforementioned with a focus on some of the most severe impacts on workers within global supply chains – predominantly focusing on child labour and forced labour – and how trade agreements could help to lessen the blow, while at the same time avoiding protectionism. READ MORE

  2. 17. The causal effect of paid parental leave on gender equality: A comparative analysis with a synthetic control method

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Edlund; [2017]
    Keywords : Labour market; Paid parental leave; Gender equality; Synthetic control; Difference-in-Difference; Labour force participation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study estimates the causal effect of paid parental leave on gender equality. California and New Jersey are the two first states in the United States to implement a statewide program offering six weeks of compensated parental leave, when having a new-born or adopted child. READ MORE

  3. 18. A Matter of Gendered Investment: Impacts of Internal Migration on Child Education in Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Paul Philipp Lambert Berbée; [2017]
    Keywords : Internal migration; Parental absence; Human capital investment; Gender; Intra-household bargaining; Social Mobility; Migrant Selectivity; Fixed effects; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study evaluates investments in education and schooling outcomes of children in households that engage in internal migration. Using panel data from Indonesia, community and household fixed effects are employed to account for unobserved heterogeneity and self-selection of migrants. READ MORE

  4. 19. Determinants of under-5 mortality in Uganda: an econometric analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Johanna Stenström Johansson; [2016-08-25]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Infant and child mortality rates are among the most important indicators of child health, nutrition, implementation of key survival interventions, and the overall social and economic development of a population.Economics include the study of child health and mortality for various more or less direct reasons: The health and productivity of adults is influenced by their health as children, and there may be an associated effect on the development of countries and economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 20. Can Gender Make a Difference? : A Minor Field Study on the Street-Connected Children in The Gambia.

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap; Växjö universitet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap

    Author : To Ly Pham; Ina Byström; [2016]
    Keywords : street-connected children; street-connected boys; street-connected girls; gender; livelihoods; Martha Nussbaum; Capability Theory of Justice; Ten Central Human Capabilities; The Gambia.;

    Abstract : Many studies have been carried out throughout the world on how street-connected children relate to the streets, but not enough of these studies are seen through a gender perspective. Hence, the general conception of street-connected children is in some manner still mainstreamed, which casts an image claiming all children in the same category. READ MORE