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"Racing to the Bottom? The Effect of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment on Collective Labor Rights"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Oct 29, 2021   3:00 pm  
Speaker
Yujeong Yang (Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, UIUC)
Registration
Zoom Registration
Contact
YuChan Shen
E-Mail
ycshen2@illinois.edu
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Does foreign direct investment improve collective labor rights in host countries? Studies have discussed how FDI originated from developed democracies may improve collective labor rights in host countries. What we don’t know is whether this positive effect of FDI on labor rights is present when FDI originates from developing economies with oppressive labor conditions.

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