Empowering foreign domestic workers (Opinion, Page A25)

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

The Straits Times

This was an article contribution by Assistant Professor Slesh Anand Shrestha from the Department of Economics at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, in which he discussed whether sharing information on foreign domestic worker labour laws and market conditions can help improve employment outcomes. He noted that contrary to the common perception that a well-functioning market is an unregulated one, in some cases, good government regulations can actually help markets work efficiently.

The article is part of a monthly series “Ask: NUS Economists” by the NUS Department of Economics. Each month, a panel will address a topical issue.

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