Labor Costs and International Trade

Stephen Golub, Swarthmore College Economics Professor argued that there is little threat to workers from developing nations because the… read more

Stephen Golub, Swarthmore College Economics Professor argued that there is little threat to workers from developing nations because the workers in those countries have such low productivity. Lawrence Mishel, Econmomics Policy Institute responded that workers should be concerned about trade with developing countries because the wage advantage can overcome the productivity advantage, even in some high-technology industries. After their presentations, they took questions from the audience. This was part of a series of discussions on understanding economic inequality at the American Enterprise Institute. close

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Labor Costs and International Trade

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Program ID:
98596-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 1998 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 1998 | 6:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 13, 1998 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 1998 | 9:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 1998 | 4:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 1998 | 6:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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