Timea Pal


Timea Pal is a PhD candidate in political economy and comparative politics. Her dissertation examines interactions across private and public forms of labor and environmental regulation in global supply chains. With the support of research grants from the Center for International Studies at MIT, MISTI-Germany, and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, she has been conducting extensive field research in Eastern Europe over the last few years. Other research interests include international labor migration and economic development.


"Production Goes Global, Standards Stay Local: Private Labor
Regulation in the Global Electronics Industry". Working Paper with
Prof. Richard Locke, Greg Distelhorst, and Hiram Samel. Download

"Complements or Substitutes? Private Codes, State Regulation and the
Improvement of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains". Working Paper
with Prof. Richard Locke and Benjamin Rissing. Download

"State and Corporate Regulation in Global Supply Chains: Substitutes
or Complements". In CSR: Unternehmensverantworting und
Regulierungslücken, edited by Hg. Gisela Bruckhardt in Koorepation mit
Kampagne für Saubere Kleidung. Download