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Working Paper
Spillover Effects of International Standards: Work Conditions in Vietnamese Small and Medium Enterprises

Most studies focus on trade effects and organizational outcomes of international standards, neglecting the effect of standards on employees...

Labor contracts Labor policy Small business
Book Chapter
What Can Latin America Learn from China's Labour Market Reforms?

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Labor market Labor policy Labor unions
Blog
From The Editor's Desk (December 2012)

Tony Addison This year has rushed by at speed. For UNU-WIDER it’s been a year of big successes. We will have published some 110 working papers by the end of December, up from 96 in 2011 (go here for the latest list)...

Economic aspects (Economic development) Economic aspects (Environment) Climatic changes
Blog
China and India’s Development Strategies: Lessons for Developing Countries

Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Guanghua Wan China and India have become global economic powers. Even at the market exchange rate, China overtook Japan in 2010 as the second largest economy...

Economic development Measurement (Poverty) Industrial policy
Book Chapter
Global Labour Standards and Local Freedoms

From the book: Wider Perspectives on Global Development

Labor Labor laws and legislation Labor policy
Annual Lecture
Global Labour Standards and Local Freedoms

Kaushik Basu is known for the expert way in which he brings the tools of economic and philosophical analysis to bear on current development issues...

Labor Labor laws and legislation Labor policy
Book Chapter
Labour Standards in Exports and Developing Countries

From the book: Globalization, Marginalization and Development

Commercial policy International trade Labor
Book Chapter
Vietnam: Transition as a Socialist Project in East Asia

From the book: Transition and Institutions

Economic development Industrial policy Labor policy
Working Paper
Labour Standards in Exports and Developing Countries

This paper investigates the impact labour regulation, as defined by labour standards, have on the international trade regime...

Commercial policy International trade Labor
Book Chapter
Fighting Unemployment and Stress: Labour Market Policies in Central and Eastern Europe

From the book: The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Health Labor market Labor policy
Working Paper
Unemployment, Labour Policies and Health in Transition: Evidence from Kazakhstan

A sharp rise in unemployment and a sharp rise in mortality have been two recurrent aspects of the process of transition...

Labor policy Life expectancy Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Viet Nam: Transition as a Socialist Project in East Asia

In analyzing Viet Nam's recent economic adjustments, this paper attempts to distinguish events and policies that are properly assigned to the transition effort (defined as the process of increasing the market determination of economic outcomes) a...

Economic development Industrial policy Labor policy
Working Paper
Emerging Labour Markets: Labour Market Developments and Transitional Unemployment in Central and Eastern European Countries

Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Labor market Labor policy
Book Chapter
Employment and Unemployment in the New Market Economies

From the book: Global Employment

Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Labor market Labor policy
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