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Expertise

Economic History, History of Labour and the Labour Market, Globalization

Biography

Michael Huberman is Professor of Economic History at the University of Montreal and a member of several research centers. He is currently co-chair of the J.W. McConnell Foundation's Chair on American Studies.

After an international academic career, from McGill University to Oxford University, he completed his Ph.D. on the English labour market during the Industrial Revolution at the University of Toronto.

Since then, he has been interested in the effects of globalization on working conditions and the welfare of workers. 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

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European Economic Integration and the Labour Compact, 1850-1913

Michael Huberman and Wayne Lewchuk

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Occupational Gender Segregation and Women's Wages in Canada: An Historical Perspective

Nicole Fortin and Michael Huberman

Labour Market
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Occupational Gender Segregation : Public Policies and Economic Forces

Nicole Fortin and Michael Huberman

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Hope against Hope: Persistent Canadian Unions in the Interwar Years

Michael Huberman and Denise Young

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

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