Sweatshops and third world living standards: Are the jobs worth the sweat?

Many studies have shown that multinational firms pay more than domestic firms in Third World countries. Economists who criticize sweatshops have responded that multinational firms’ wage data do not address whether sweatshop jobs are above average because many of these jobs are with domestic subcontr...

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Volume: 27
Main Author: Powell, Benjamin
Skarbek, David
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: New York Springer-Verlag 01.06.2006
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Transaction Publishers
Transaction Publishers, Inc
published in: Journal of labor research Vol. 27; no. 2; pp. 263 - 274
ORCID: 0000-0002-5480-9310
Data of publication: 20060600
ISSN: 0195-3613
1936-4768
EISSN: 1936-4768
Discipline: Economics
Series: Journal of Labor Research
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