Multinationals and Anti-sweatshop Activism

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Harrison, Ann; Scorse, Jason;
  • Journal: American Economic Review, volume 100, issue 1 March, pages 247-73
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.100.1.247
  • Subject: International Business F230 | Migration O150 | Wage Level and Structure | Manufacturing and Service Industries | Wage Differentials J310 | Income Distribution | Other Consumer Nondurables L670 | Working Conditions J810 [Labor Standards] | Multinational Firms | Human Development | Industrialization | Choice of Technology O140 | Human Resources [Economic Development]
    • jel: jel:J81 | jel:J31 | jel:F23 | jel:O15 | jel:O14 | jel:L67

During the 1990s, anti-sweatshop activists campaigned to improve conditions for workers in developing countries. This paper analyzes the impact of anti-sweatshop campaigns in Indonesia on wages and employment. Identification is based on comparing the wage growth of work... View more
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