Sajal Lahiri

Sajal Lahiri is a Professor of Economics at the University of Essex, where he has been a member of staff since 1978. He was born in India and obtained his PhD from the Indian Statistical Institute. He has published numerous articles in prestigious economics journals, including Econometrica, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Economics, and Oxford Economic Papers.

Papers Published in World Economics:

Child Labour

The purpose of this paper is to pull together the emerging theoretical and empirical literature on the economics of child labour, and to draw out the underlying commonalities between various contributions in this field. In doing so, the authors also identify various policy options and their relative merits.

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