Hard at work in factories and mines: the economics of child labor during the British Industrial Revolution
"Children have worked for centuries and continue to work. The history of the economic development of Europe and North America includes numerous instances of child labor. Manufacturers in England, Franc"
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The Availability of Child Labor
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adolescence apprentices argues bargaining power boys Britain Census child workers children and youths children employed coal and metal coal mines collieries commissioners common mule comparative advantage Cornwall cotton demand for child Derbyshire developing countries districts division of labor earnings employers employment of children factories and mines Factory Acts factory owners family income farm females flax girls hewers increased Industrial Revolution Ironstone labor force labor market Lancashire machinery machines Manufacture married women metal mines mills miners mines in Cornwall mining industry Nardinelli nineteenth century number of children occupations operate Pakistan parents pareto efficient percent performed piecers pits power-loom production process putters relative wages Report riddlers Scotland self-actor silk skilled spinners spinning and weaving spinning jenny supply of child surface Table tasks textile factories textile industry thread throstle U. S. Dept underground water frame weavers Wheal women and children wool woollen worsted young children