Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Dr. Ben Powell joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss sweatshops, how they contribute to economic development, why they exist, and what anti-sweatshop activists get wrong.
About the Guest
Dr. Powell is the Director of the Free Market Institute and a professor in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech. He is a Senior Fellow with the Independent Institute and the North American Editor of the Review of Austrian Economics. He is the author of Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy.
Biographical information is from benjaminwpowell.com.
1. In Defense of “Sweatshops” by Ben Powell (June 2, 2008)
1. Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy by Ben Powell