Guaranteed Manufactured without Child Labor: The Economics of Consumer Boycotts, Social Labeling and Trade Sanctions

Does labeling products “Child‐Labor Free” provide a market‐based solution to the pervasive employment of child labor? This paper explores the promise of social labeling in the context of its four oft‐noted objectives: child labor employment, consumer information, welfare, and trade linkages, when co...

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Volume: 10
Main Author: Basu, Arnab K
Chau, Nancy H
Grote, Ulrike
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.08.2006
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published in: Review of development economics Vol. 10; no. 3; pp. 466 - 491
Data of publication: August 2006
ISSN: 1363-6669
EISSN: 1467-9361
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: This is a revised version of Cornell AEM‐Working Paper #2000‐14. The comments of an anonymous referee, Assefa Admassie, Ron Balvers, Subhayu Bandyopadhyay, Richard Barnett, Kaushik Basu, Joachim von Braun, Patrick Conway, Amy Glass, Ron Jones, Ali Khan, Devashish Mitra, Tim Mount, Yana Rodgers, Russ Sobel, and participants at the XII‐IEA World Congress, Cornell, West Virginia, CityU HK, Southeast and Midwest International Economics Meetings, and World Bank GDN‐conference are gratefully acknowledged.
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