News from EPI EPI to Host Seminar on “A Global Race to the Top: Fair Wages for Free Trade”

Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1, the Economic Policy Institute will host a seminar with University of California Hastings Law School Professor Joel Paul on the idea of a “race to the top” for labor and environmental standards in trade. Prorfessor Paul will make the case for trade policy that moves past typical debates and uses the economics of trade to push countries and corporations to improve standards voluntarily.

What: EPI Seminar, “A Global Race to the Top: Fair Wages for Free Trade”

Who: Professor Joel R. Paul, The University of California Hastings Law School

Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff of the AFL-CIO

Gilbert B. Kaplan, Partner in the International Trade Practice Group, King & Spalding

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

10:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Where: Economic Policy Institute

1333 H St. NW, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20005

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