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Are work and schooling complementary or competitive for children in rural Ethiopia? A mixed-methods study

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Participation in work and school are often assumed to be mutually exclusive. Thus, economists commonly present children’s work and study patterns as a competition over time. In this paper, it is not the time involved, but the characteristics of the activity that appear to influence complementary or competitive relationship between work and school.

This mixed methods study combines qualitative data from Leki, a field site in a rural area near lake Ziway in the Oromia region, Ethiopia...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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9781904427889
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English
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2014-02-03

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