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Global Labour Standards and Local Freedoms

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Annual Lecture
Volume:
7
Title:
Global Labour Standards and Local Freedoms
Authors:
Kaushik Basu
Publication date:
December 2003
ISBN Printed:
9291901784
ISBN Web:
9291901792
ISBN 13 Print:
9789291901784
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291901791
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2003
Keywords:
labour, law, trade, human rights
JEL:
J80, K31
Sponsor:
UNU-WIDER acknowledges the financial contributions to the research programme by the governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development).
Format:
online and printed copies
 
The lecture was given at Ritarihuone in Helsinki on 10 November 2003.

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