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A Child Labour Estimator for Lahore Based on Literacy and Poverty Variables
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A Child Labour Estimator for Lahore Based on Literacy and Poverty Variables
Siddiqi, Ahmed F.;
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 Abstract
Child labour is a disturbing issue for any society. It is attempted here in this article to develop an estimator to assess the numerical strength of this menace in Lahore division. A Horvitz and Thompson (1952) type of estimator is developed where weights are calculated on the basis of poverty and illiteracy to increase the sampling efficiency. Different characteristic features of this estimator, like its unbiasedness, variance, probability distribution, confidence intervals are also developed for its study from different angles.
 Keywords
Child labour;Horvitz & Thompson estimator;illiteracy;Lahore;Pakistan;poverty;
 Language
English
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