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Does prohibiting child labor increase secondary school enrolment? Insights from a new global dataset
Jody Heymann; Amy Raub; Adele Cassola
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 60, No. 1 (2013) pp. 38–45
This article examines the association between minimum age of employment and secondary school enrolment.We reviewed child labor laws for 185 states in 2008 and 2012. We assessed how many countries had a minimum age of employment of 15 or over and...
Constitutional rights to education and their relationship to national policy and school enrolment
Jody Heymann; Amy Raub; Adèle Cassola
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 39, No. 1 (November 2014) pp. 121–131
This article assesses the status and evolution of education rights in 191 constitutions and analyzes their relationship to educational policies and enrolment rates. As of 2011, 81% of constitutions protected primary education universally and 53%...