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Export processing zones in Bangladesh : economic impact and social issues


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  • Bhattacharya, Debapriya
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    Examines the structural features and operational characteristics of the two EPZs, as well as their socio-economic consequences for the host country. The data analysed in this respect relate to the period covering the inception of the two EPZs, up to 1996 - Chittagong EPZ (1983 to 1996) and Dhaka EPZ (1993 to 1996).

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 327692.

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    Length: 72 pages
    Date of creation: 1998
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    Publication status: Published in Multinational Enterprises Programme : working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:327692

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    Keywords: export processing zone; working conditions; labour relations; cost benefit analysis; trend; Bangladesh; foreign investment; ownership; joint venture; trade promotion; labour force participation; employment; women workers; upgrading; technology transfer; wages; bibliography; graph; statistical table; zone franche d'exportation; conditions de travail; relations de travail; analyse coûts-avantages; tendance; Bangladesh; investissement étranger; propriété; entreprise en participation; promotion du commerce international; taux d'activité; emploi; travailleuses; formation complémentaire; transfert des techniques; salaire; bibliographie; graphique; tableau statistique; zona franca de exportación; condiciones de trabajo; relaciones laborales; análisis de costos y beneficios; tendencia; Bangladesh; inversiones extranjeras; propiedad; empresa en participación; promoción del comercio internacional; tasa de actividad de mano de obra; empleo; trabajadoras; formación complementaria; transferencia de tecnología; salario; bibliografía; gráfico; cuadros estadísticos;


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    Cited by:
    1. Aradhna Aggarwal, 2007. "Impact of Special Economic Zones on Employment, Poverty and Human Development," Working Papers id:1111, eSocialSciences.
    2. Drusilla K. Brown & Alan Deardorff & Robert Stern, 2004. "The Effects of Multinational Production on Wages and Working Conditions in Developing Countries," NBER Chapters, in: Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics, pages 279-330 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


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