Can a living wage improve production?

Bimal Arora

Research output: Other contributionBlog Post


Some international clothing brands such as H&M, Continental Clothing and Mini Rodini have committed to paying workers a living wage. While the companies plan to expand their mission, critics argue that there are many barriers preventing organizations from implementing livable wages for supplier factories’ employees in developing countries. These obstacles include increasing the cost of products for customers, decreasing rates of employment, and increasing the replacement of workers with automation.
Original languageEnglish
TypeBlog post
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 13 Nov 2018


  • Education, Human Resources, IOPS, Organizational Science, Poverty, Research, United Nations


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