Riding the Wave of Trade: Explaining the Rise of Labor Regulation in the Golden Age of Globalization
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Earlier versions of this paper were presented at the meetings of the Economic History Association (Tuscon), Cliometrics Society (Tuscon), European Historical Economics Society (Lund), and seminars at Harvard University, London School of Economics, UCLA, Universidade de Lisboa, and the University of Toronto. We would like to acknowledge the comments of discussants and participants, and three anonymous referees and the editor of the Journal of Economic History, Philip Hoffman. We are indebted to Toke Aidt, Gerald Friedman, David Jacks, Peter Lindert, Dennis Novy, and Robert Pahre for contributions to the data sections of this paper. Huberman’s research was funded by SSHRCC. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.