Survey of Literature

  • Biswajit ChatterjeeEmail author
  • Runa Ray


This chapter provides a detailed review of the general issues in the literature on child labour and development, the empirical and theoretical issues dealt with in the literature and their implications for the choice of the trade and non-trade policies advocated for the elimination or curbing the problem of widespread use of child labour in developing nations. Some of the problems associated with the implementation of alternative policies for curbing the incidence of child labour are also discussed in the chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsVidyasagar CollegeKolkataIndia

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