This Paper Investigates the Causal Relationship Between Family Size and Child Labor and EducationAmong Brazilian Children. More Especifically, it Analyzes the Impact of Family Size on Child Labor,School Attendance, Literacy and School Progression. it Explores the Exogenous Variation in FamilySize Driven By the Presence of Twins in the Family. the Results are Consistent Under the ReasonableAssumption That the Instrument is a Random Event. Using the Nationally Representative BrazilianHousehold Survey (Pnad), Detrimental Effects are Found on Child Labor For Boys. Moreover,Significant Effects are Obtained For School Progression For Girls Caused By the Exogenous PresenceOf the Young Siblings in the Household.
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