iPhone’s hellish Chinese workplace: the sequel

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iPhone’s hellish Chinese workplace: the sequel

 


Apple iPad plant conditions better than the norm: agency

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE81E1FQ20120215?irpc=932


Sweatshop Wages and Third World Workers: Are the Wages Worth the Sweat

http://www.learnliberty.org/content/sweatshop-wages-and-third-world-workers-are-wages-worth-sweat


The Unbelievable Truth About Sweatshops

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2sW2wt3nLU


Sweatshops, Opportunity Costs, and Non-Monetary Compensation: Evidence from El Salvador

http://www.davidskarbek.com/uploads/SweatshopsElSalvador.pdf


HELPING THE POOR? ECONOMICS VS. EMOTIONS

http://www.fee.org/from-the-archives/helping-the-poor-economics-vs-emotion/


In Praise of Cheap Labor

http://www.slate.com/id/1918/


Sweat Free?

http://divisionoflabour.com/archives/007549.php


In Praise of Cheap Labor Bad jobs at bad wages are better than no jobs at all.

http://www.slate.com/id/1918/


Powell on Sweatshops and Martin at AidWatch

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Powell on Sweatshops and Martin at AidWatch

Ben Powellhas an excellent guestpostover at AidWatch on sweatshops and development. See Ben’spaperwithDavid Skarbekfor more on this topic (also see thispaperby Ben).

Also,Adam Martinis the guest editor of AidWatch while Bill Easterly and Laura Freschi are on a brief vacation. Adam’sfirstpost as guest editor is here. Be sure to check AidWatch for more.

Daniel J. SmithSent Via Mobile Phone
http://www.danieljosephsmith.com


In Defense of “Sweatshops”

http://www.econlib.org/library/Columns/y2008/Powellsweatshops.html


Apple and Foxconn

http://andthenwhat-econ.blogspot.com/2010/06/foxconns-suicide-rate.html

http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/03/when-suicide-pays/


Lansburg on Protectionism

“Back in 1992, a ten year old Bangladeshi girl named Moyna was one of 50,000 children who lost their jobs in the wake of protectionist legislation sponsored by the execrable union-backed Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa…Tom Harkin doesn’t loathe her; he just doesn’t give a damn about her. Ditto for the union goons and theAmerican business owners who tout their made-in-America, untouched-by-Third-World-hands product lines. Those people (by and large) aren’t hateful; they’re just mercenary and callous”

http://www.thebigquestions.com/2010/02/10/worked-up/


Sweatshops and Third World Living Standards

http://www.davidskarbek.com/uploads/Sweatshops.pdf


Sweatshop Boycotts: Unintended Consequences

http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/19/unintended-consequences-for-children/


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