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The law of unintended consequences – child labour - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Nov 07, 2013

The NBER has released a new working paper on the Perverse Consequences of Well Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban by Prashant Bharadwaj, Leah K. Lakdawala and Nicholas Li. The abstract reads,While bans against child labor are a common policy tool, there is very little empirical evidence validating their effectiveness. In this paper, we examine the … Read More