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Child_Labour_and_Health_Evidence_and_Res.pdf

The total net effect of child work on health can be

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family living standards and education. The total (net) effect of child work on health can be estimated by examining the relation between work activity and health, while controlling for all factors, other than child work, which influence living standards and education. A more complete understanding requires disaggregation of the total effect into the direct effect of work on health and the various indirect effects. The direct effect can be estimated through the regression of work activity on health while controlling for family living standards and education. Identification of the indirect
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