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Economic and Production Impacts of the 2009 California Film and Television Tax Credit

Lauren Appelbaum, Chris Tilly and Juliet Huang

Sponsored by the non-partisan think tank The Headway Project, the report concluded that the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program does benefit the state in creating jobs, but the return on the subsidy may not be as great as previously calculated by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.

 

Globalization and Labor Standards (GALS)

The Globalization and Labor Standards (GALS) Bibliographic Library is a project  collaboration between the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and the UCLA School of Law. The project is directed by UCLA Law Professor Katherine Stone, who also sits on the IRLE Faculty Advisory Committee.The library contains abstracts of recent law journal articles exploring international labor standards and rights in the global economy. Taken from English language law journals from around the world, GALS provides an annotated bibliography categorized by subject heading. Current subject headings include: Codes of Conduct, Child Labor, NAFTA, WTO, Alien Tort Claims Act, ILO, European Union, Forced Labor, Trade Conditionalty, Women’s Rights, etc. The database allows researchers to search or browse the archive of current and previously posted abstracts by subject, author, journal, date, or keyword.