Publications from #CLSPlus

Do Quynh Chi, Nguyen Huyen Le & Hoang Xuan Diem | #CLSPlus | Publication

From industrial policy to economic and social upgrading in Vietnam

Using case studies, the authors analyse the effects of industrial policies on the ground and provide tangible policy recommendations for...


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Petra Dünhaupt and Hansjörg Herr | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Catching Up in a Time of Constraints: Industrial Policy Under World Trade Organization Rules, Free Trade

Petra Dünhaupt and Hansjörg Herr explore the complicated interaction between industrial policy and the constraint of an ever-tighter corset of rules...


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Peter-Tobias Stoll, Henner Gött, Patrick Abel | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Model labour chapter for European Union trade agreements

Free trade agreements can lead to lower labour standards due to stronger competition and price pressure. By including enforceable labour standards in...


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Hansjörg Herr | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Industrial Policy for Economic and Social Upgrading in Developing Countries

Without successful industrial policy, developing countries cannot catch up.


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Clara Portela | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Enforcing Respect for Labour Standards with Targeted Sanctions

Applying targeted sanctions can deter violations of labour standards and improve compliance.


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Edlira Xhafa and Veasna Nuon | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

The Future of "Ethical Production" for Cambodia's Garment and Footwear Industry

This publication aims to determine who benefits from trade in the case of Cambodia and proposes policy recommendations to better distribute the...


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Jakir Hossain, Mostafiz Ahmed and Jafrul Hasan Sharif | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Linking Trade and Decent Work in Global Supply Chains in Bangladesh

The study highlights power imbalances in the industrial and labour relations along the global supply chain and offers recommendations for all actors...


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Petra Dünhaupt | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Estimated Tariff Savings from the Trade Agreement between the EU and Vietnam − EVFTA

This publication estimates the potential tariff savings for EU importing companies upon entry into force of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.


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Madelaine Moore and Christoph Scherrer | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

Conditional or promotional trade agreements – Is enforcement possible?

This publication examines social or labour chapters in trade agreements, explores the reasons for their ineffectiveness and provides policy...


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Who benefits from trade?

This publication reveals how trade and global value chains influence working conditions in Asia. It is based on research in the garment, footwear and...


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Do Quynh Chi | #CLSPlus, Trade, labour and social dialogue | Publication

The missing link in the chain?

In Asia, countries with export-oriented industries like Vietnam benefit from low wages and a growing workforce to ensure participation in the new...


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