Michael Huberman, Christopher Meissner, 23 October 2009

Globalisation is often accused of unleashing a race to the bottom in labour regulation and social protection. The evidence suggests otherwise. This column explains how, historically, trade itself was a path to better labour regulation and social entitlements.

Guillermo de la Dehesa, 24 May 2007

Allegations of “social dumping” are often used to justify calls for protectionist measures against developing-nation exports. Economic research suggests that such calls are based in on a series of misconceptions.


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