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    • Mortality, fertility, and child labor 

      Chakraborty, Shankha; Das, Mausumi (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-12)
      We discuss how child labor problems may persist in developing countries when adult mortality risks are endogenous. Children provide current consumption through child labor and future consumption via an informal social ...
    • Mortality, Human Capital and Persistent Inequality 

      Chakraborty, Shankha; Das, Mausumi (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-03-20)
      Available evidence suggests high intergenerational correlation of economic status, and persistent disparities in health status between the rich and the poor. This paper proposes a novel mechanism linking the two. We introduce ...