Moving Up or Moving Out? Anti-Sweatshop Activists and Labor Market Outcomes

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Ann Harrison; Jason Scorse;
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During the 1990s, human rights and anti-sweatshop activists increased their efforts to improve working conditions and raise wages for workers in developing countries. These campaigns took many different forms: direct pressure to change legislation in developing countrie... View more
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