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On the distributional consequences of child labor legislation

Dirk Krueger

On the distributional consequences of child labor legislation

by Dirk Krueger

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Child labor -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Wealth -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDirk Krueger, Jessica Tjornhom Donohue.
      SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 10347, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 10347.
      ContributionsBorjas, George J., National Bureau of Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3476302M
      LC Control Number2005615767

      Second, the estimated consequences of child support arrears on work varies both by the relative burden of arrears to income as well as by fathers’ attachment to the formal labor force. Thus, as reported in column 1 of table 3, a relatively low arrears burden is estimated to lead to a more than 50 percent increase in the odds of working Cited by: Distributional Consequences of Imposing a Surcharge. Finally, in Fig. 7, we show the implications of a hybrid scheme which charges a real interest rate equal to the Stafford Loan rate of real or % nominal (applied only above the first threshold and not whilst the student is at college), combined with a surcharge to make up the by:

      The short run can be a lifetime for some, with potentially dire social and political consequences. Frey argues that the reason we downplay the human cost of the First Industrial Revolution is because of a very different and much happier experience of automation experienced in 20th-century America (the second and third industrial revolutions.). The federal-level Fair Labor Standards Act of was informed by decades of prior state-level legislation demonstrating that businesses could, in fact, thrive without child labor and testing employer incentives to reduce the punishingly long work hours characteristic of the industrial revolution—what is now our overtime premium.

      This chapter introduces a demand-side theory to explain how governments choose their creditors. Labor, Industry, and Finance are important interest groups in recipient countries. Their governments can borrow from four types of creditors: Western governments, BRIC governments, multilateral institutions, and private creditors. These creditors may offer the same loan amount, but the strings. Nevertheless economists would be correct to point us to the consequences of economic acts, to which such statistics approximate. The problem is that different black Ethical Investments: Preferences and Morality box processes can have similar (perhaps even identical) economic by:


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Get this from a library. On the distributional consequences of child labor legislation. [Dirk Krueger; Jessica Tjornhom Donohue; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Get this from a library. On the distributional consequences of child labor legislation. [Dirk Krueger; Jessica D Tjornhom; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "In this paper we construct a dynamic heterogeneous agent general equilibrium model to quantify the effects of child labor legislation on human capital accumulation and the distribution of wealth and.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This article studies the effects of child labor legislation on human capital accumulation and the distribution of wealth and welfare.

We calibrate our model to U.S. data circa and find that the consequences of restricting child labor or providing tax-financed education depend on the main source of individual household income. Dirk Krueger & Jessica Tjornhom Donohue, "On The Distributional Consequences Of Child Labor Legislation," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research.

On the distributional consequences of child labor legislation "In this paper we construct a dynamic heterogeneous agent general equilibrium model to quantify the effects of child labor legislation on human capital accumulation and the distribution of wealth and welfare.

Crucial. "The published record; major field studies and other publications of the National Child Labor Committee, ": p. A digital reproduction is available from the Open Collections Program at Harvard University, Women and work collection.

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This paper explores the relationship between the state-specific child labor legislation and the decline in child labor that occurred in the U.S.

between and Author: Federico Bugni. The National Insurance Actwhich introduced supplementary earnings-related benefits for short-term sickness and unemployment, had far-reaching distributional consequences by "guaranteeing that insurance benefits rose at the same rate as wages in the late s." Trade unions were supportive of the advances made in social protection by the Monarch: Elizabeth II.

The distributional impact of excise taxes was estimated by CTJ using the its consumption tax model, which is based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' consumer expenditure survey.

The estimates presented here on the distributional effects of the proposed changes in excise taxes are similar to the estimates of the Joint Committee on Taxation.

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Source: Tax Policy Center. Notice that in the. The distributional implications of this change in labor markets were noted earlier in Chapter 4.

Goldin also points out that workers gained more protection from unemployment, acquired more formal education, and developed increased long-term relationships with firms over the century. Many of the studies in Globalization and Poverty in fact suggest that globalization has been associated with rising inequality, and that the poor do not always share in the gains from trade.

Other themes emerge from the book. One is that the poor in countries with an abundance of unskilled labor do not always gain from trade reform. The distributional impacts of both minimum wage and employment protection legislation are Labor market regulation is a high-profile, and often contentious, area of public policy.

Although these regulations have been studied most extensively in developed countries, there is a growing body of literature on their effects in developing countries.

The weakening of labor’s power, including the decline in unions, 66 has left labor earners unable to push back in the market. The market has already shifted a substantial share of the social product to holders of capital, so the tax law’s more burdensome treatment of income from work exacerbates a market dynamic already in effect.Mainstream political economy has tended to treat the family as a unit when examining the distributional consequences of labor market institutions and of public policy.

Marriage Market, Divorce Legislation, and Household Labor Supply,” Journal of Political Economy /1: 37ff. on average more likely than men to leave the labor market.The significance of child labor during the Industrial Revolution was attached to both the changes in the nature of child labor and the extent to which children were employed in the factories.

Cunningham () argues that the idleness of children was more a problem during the Industrial Revolution than the exploitation resulting from employment.