Is Wage Theft Worth it? An analysis of the profitability of wage theft and the role of reciprocity in the factory-worker relationship in Vietnamese apparel factories.

Rondon Ichikawa, Gabriel I.

This paper examines the impact wage theft can have on a firm’s level of productivity and how wage theft impacts the role reciprocity plays in the relationship between factories and workers in Vietnamese Apparel factories. Ostensibly, by lowering costs, wage theft is a profit-maximizing practice. However, insights from behavioral economics suggest that is not always the case. Departing from the neo... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Industrial productivity--Vietnam.
Unfair labor practices--Vietnam.
Employee rights--Vietnam.
Clothing trade--Vietnam.
Textile industry--Vietnam.
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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