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Huberman, Michael

Research Fellow

  • Tenured Professor at the Department of history


  • Telephone 514-343-6111 #41439 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C-6105
Huberman, Michael


Expert in the development of the labour market during the industrial revolution, Michael Huberman is interested in the effects of globalization on workers conditions and well-being in an historical and comparative perspective. Michael Huberman 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's Chsirman of the J.W McConnell Foundation's Chair on American Studies (CMEA)

Research expertise

Areas of expertise


  • Huberman M. "One World of Labor Regulation, Two Worlds of Trade : Examples of Belgium and Brazil." European Review of Economic History 17 (2013) : 272-93.

  • Huberman M. Odd Couple : International Trade and Labor Standards in History (New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012).

  • Huberman Michael & Christopher M. Meissner, "Riding the Wave of Trade : The Rise of Labor Regulation in the Golden Age of Globalization." Journal of Economic History 70 (September 2010) : 535-67. Arthur H. Cole Prize pour meilleur article en 2010.

  • Huberman M. & Christopher Minns, "The Times They Are Not Changin’ : Days and Hours of Work in Old and New Worlds, 1870-2000." Explorations in Economic History 44 (October 2007) : 538-67. Explorations Prize pour meilleur article en 2007.

  • Escape from the Market : Negotiating Work in Lancashire (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996).

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