Education is essential for human resource development and sustainable socio-economic development of a society. The results of this study indicate that parental perceptions of secular and non-secular education have significant impact on the probability engagement of their children in secular schooling, religious schooling, and child labor.
Abdul Salam Lodhi has a BSc (Hons) and MSc (Hons) degrees in Agricultural Economics from the Agriculture University Faisalabad (Pakistan). He also has a MS degree in Economics and Management from the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta (Pakistan). This book is based on his PhD research carried out at ZEF, the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. He successfully completed his PhD in 2012.