Expertise

Economic history, history of labour and the labour market, globalization

Biography

A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Michael Huberman is Full Professor in the Department of History at the Université de Montréal. He is also co-holder of the J.W McConnell Foundation's Chair on American Studies and Member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative (CIREQ) and of the Montreal Centre for International Studies (CÉRIUM).

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto, he is interested in the effects of globalization on workers conditions and well-being in an historical and comparative perspective.

He was a guest professor at the University of California in Los Angeles, at Davis, at Michigan State University, Cambridge University, at the University Libre de Bruxelles, at l'École des hautes études en sciences sociales and at the University of Geneva. In 2006-2007, he was awarded the Fulbright scholarship.

He is the author of Odd Couple (Yale University Press, 2012) which examines the link between the welfare state and globalization in a historical and comparative perspective.

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CIRANO Publications by Michael Huberman

As an author

External Publications

IDEAS/RePEc Publications

Michael Huberman & Christopher C.M. Meissner & Kim Oosterlinck (2017) - Technology and Geography in the Second Industrial Revolution: New Evidence from the Margins of Trade

Huberman, Michael (2017) - Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States. By Michelle P. Egan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. vii, 321. $85.00, hardcover

Huberman, Michael & Meissner, Christopher M. & Oosterlinck, Kim (2017) - Technology and Geography in the Second Industrial Revolution: New Evidence from the Margins of Trade

Huberman, Michael (2016) - Mediterranean Labor Markets in the First Age of Globalization: An Economic History of Real Wages and Market Integration. By Paul Caruana Galizia. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Pp. xv, 197. $105.

Concepción Betrán & Michael Huberman (2016) - International competition in the first wave of globalization: new evidence on the margins of trade

Michael Huberman (2016) - Capitalism and the Political Economy of Work , by Christoph Hermann . Routledge , London , 2015 , 236 pp., ISBN: 9780415810234, $145.00, hardback

Michael Huberman & Christopher M. Meissner & Kim Oosterlinck (2015) - Technology and Geography in the Second Industrial Revolution: New Evidence from the Margins of Trade

Huberman, Michael (2013) - The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875–1931. By William J. Suarez-Potts. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 2012. Pp. x, 348. $60.00, hardcover

Michael Huberman (2013) - One world of labour regulation, two worlds of trade: examples of Belgium and Brazil

Huberman, Michael & Meissner, Christopher M. (2010) - Riding the Wave of Trade: The Rise of Labor Regulation in the Golden Age of Globalization