Thursday, June 26, 2008

Give Us More Sweatshops

Econ professor Ben Powell tackles the issues here. This is one of those areas in which the law of unintended consequences runs amok, usually negating any and all good** sought by the busy-bodies seeking to the rid the third-world of self-perceived first-world "exploitation."
** This is assuming, of course, that the "good" being sought is the health, welfare, and overall standard of living of the workers at issue and their respective communities.