Pareto-Improving International Labor Standards Agreements: A Simple Model
10 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2006
Date Written: 2006
It has been widely argued that international agreements over labor standards are undesirable because they are bound to "hurt those that they are meant to help." We develop a model in which an appropriately designed international labor standards agreement improves welfare for all persons in all countries.
Keywords: International Trade, Labor Standards, Linkage
JEL Classification: D64, F11, F16, J80, J88
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