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Record number 348530
Title Bangladesh apparel industry and its workers in a changing world economy
Author(s) Ahmed, N.
Source Wageningen University. Promotor(en): Arie Oskam, co-promotor(en): Jack Peerlings. - [S.l. ] : S.n. - ISBN 9085044154
Department(s) Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group
Publication type Dissertation, internally prepared
Publication year 2006
Keyword(s) economische ontwikkeling - textielindustrie - economie - globalisering - werkers - arbeid (werk) - arbeidsverhoudingen - kleding - kleding maken - handel - textielarbeiders - bangladesh - vrijhandel - handelsakkoorden - economische verandering - economic development - textile industry - economics - globalization - workers - labour - labour relations - clothing - clothing construction - trade - textile workers - free trade - trade agreements - economic change
Categories Development Economics / Labour Relations
Abstract This thesis explores and analyses recent changes and challenges faced by the apparel industry of Bangladesh and the consequences of those for the Bangladesh economy. More specifically, it explores and analyses the importance of the apparel industry in the Bangladesh economy, the challenges faced by this industry, impacts of implementation of various international trade rules on the apparel industry, consequences of Bangladesh's attempts to enter in bilateral and regional free trade agreements with its neighbouring countries, status of workers' rights in the apparel industry of Bangladesh and how globalisation is affecting the level of addressing these workers' rights and also impacts of increases in workers' productivity and wage on the apparel industry and on the Bangladesh economy.
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