Labour standards – essential to economic and social progress
by Simon Deakin and Frank Wilkinson
Published in May 1996
Cambridge economists argue that an essential ingredient of a successful economy is fair treatment for the workforce based on decent wages and conditions including employment laws in line with best international practice. They conclude that Britain cannot compete with the Asian Tiger economies on the basis of low wages and non-existent rights at work.
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