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Title: Sweatshop Economics: When to Pull the Ladder Up?
Authors: Jennifer Dodgson
Keywords: sweatshop
clothing manufacturing
child labour
social justice
comprative advantage
price discrimination
worker welfare
effective altruism
Issue Date: Dec-2022
Citation: Jennifer Dodgson (2022-12). Sweatshop Economics: When to Pull the Ladder Up? : 1-6. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Sweatshop labourers earn far less than their counterparts in developed economies to produce goods – often clothes – which are then often sold for high prices in these same developed countries. On the face of it, this seems extremely unfair. From an economic perspective, however, the issue is far less clean-cut, and for multiple reasons.
DOI: 10.25818/0xwp-jb31
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