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Deborah Levison's Select Publications

Journal Articles

Levison, Deborah, K.S. Moe, and F. Knaul. 2008. "Marking Time: An Analysis of Youth Hours of Work and Study in Urban Mexico." Review of Development Economics, 12(4): 751-763. DOI. Abstract.

Duryea, Suzanne, David Lam, and Deborah Levison. 2007. "Effects of Economic Shocks on Children's Employment and Schooling in Brazil." Journal of Development Economics, 84(1): 188-214. PMCID: PMC2094529. DOI. Abstract.

Levison, Deborah, Jasper Hoek, David Lam, and Suzanne Duryea. 2007. "Intermittent child employment and its implications for estimates of child labour." International Labour Review, 146(3-4): 217-251. PMCID: PMC2546602. DOI. Abstract.

Connelly, Rachel E., Deborah DeGraff, Deborah Levison, and B.P. McCall. 2006. "Tackling the endogeneity of fertility in the study of women's employment in developing countries: Alternative estimation strategies using data from urban Brazil." Feminist Economics, 12(4): 561-597. DOI. Abstract.

Levison, Deborah, and M. Murray-Close. 2005. "Challenges in determining how child work affects child health." Public Health Reports, 120(6): 614-620. PMCID: PMC1497776. Abstract.

Levison, Deborah, Joseph A. Ritter, Rasamund Stock, and Richard B. Anker. 2002. "Distribution of income and job opportunities: Normative judgements from four continents." International Labour Review, 141(4): 385-412. Abstract.

Levison, Deborah, K.S. Moe, and F.M. Knaul. 2001. "Youth Education and Work in Mexico." World Development, 29(1): 167-188. Abstract.

Connelly, Rachel E., Deborah DeGraff, and Deborah Levison. 2001. "Women's Employment Status and Hours Employed in Urban Brazil: Does Husbands' Presence Matter?" Labour, 15(1): 133-167.

Lam, David, and Deborah Levison. 1992. "Declining Inequality in Schooling in Brazil and Its Effects on Inequality in Earnings." Journal of Development Economics, 37: 199-225. Abstract.

Lam, David, and Deborah Levison. 1992. "Age, Experience, and Schooling: Decomposing Earnings Inequality in the United States and Brazil." Sociological Inquiry, 62(2): 218-45. Abstract.

Lam, David, and Deborah Levison. 1990. "Idade, Experiencia, Escolaridade e Diferenciais de Renda: Estados Unidos e Brasil." Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 20: 219-56.

Chapters

Hoek, Jasper, Suzanne Duryea, David Lam, and Deborah Levison. 2009. "Dynamics of Child Labor: Labor-Force Entry and Exit in Urban Brazil." In Child labor and education in Latin America: an economic perspective edited by Peter F. Orazem, Guilherme Sedlacek, and Zafiris Tzannatos. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

PSC Reports

Levison, Deborah, Jasper Hoek, David Lam, and Suzanne Duryea. 2003. "Implications of Intermittent Employment for Child Labor Estimates." PSC Research Report No. 03-539. October 2003. Abstract. PDF.

Duryea, Suzanne, David Lam, and Deborah Levison. 2003. "Effects of Economic Shocks on Children's Employment and Schooling in Brazil." PSC Research Report No. 03-541. December 2003. Abstract. PDF.

Lam, David, and Deborah Levison. "Declining Inequality in Schooling in Brazil and Its Effects on Inequality in Earnings." PSC Research Report No. 89-170. November 1989. Abstract.

Lam, David, and Deborah Levison. "Age, Experience, and Schooling: Decomposing Earnings Inequality in the U.S. and Brazil." PSC Research Report No. 87-112. August 1987.