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Global Financial Crisis, Credit Access and Children: Evidence from Tanzania

Hany Abdel-Latif, Philip D. Murphy, Bazoumana Ouattara, Hany Mohamed

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Swansea University Author: Hany Mohamed

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DOI (Published version): 10.2139/ssrn.3091564

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We employ the difference-in-differences framework to examine households' access to credit as a possible transmission channel of the global financial crisis to child labor in Tanzania. To deal with the endogeneity of access to credit, we propose a new instrument that considers the regional conce...

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ISSN: 1556-5068
Published: 2017
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description We employ the difference-in-differences framework to examine households' access to credit as a possible transmission channel of the global financial crisis to child labor in Tanzania. To deal with the endogeneity of access to credit, we propose a new instrument that considers the regional concentration of available micro-finance institutions and the number of households' assets. Our instrument incorporates information on both demand and supply sides of credit access irrespective of whether a household has received credit. The empirical results reveal that a negative shock on credit-recipient households is associated with a significant increase in child labor in Tanzania.
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