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Unformatted text preview: for being a sex slave is greater than the opportunity cost for being a sweat shop worker. If an individual becomes a sex slave, there are better available options for them in the world. I agree completely with what Nicholas D. Kristoff. The opportunities given to the third world countrymen by Nike and other companies are very good. They are given a steady salary and a working environment that is comfortable. Compared to the lifestyle of the farmers and sex slaves, working at a sweat shop is so much better. It is truly sad that the women from Afghanistan are not allowed to work because they are widows. Also, it is very sad that a family is forced to scrounge for money in a dump because they can not even come close to keeping a job, let alone getting one....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Gottlieb during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08