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The abrupt phase out of plastic bags could result to massive lass of jobs considering that the entire supply chain plastic industry employs about a hundred thousand workers. The paper identifies several strategies to allow the smooth transition of these workers to other economic sectors, given their specialized skills and the constrained absorptive capacity of the domestic labor market.

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Title: Employment in a Plastic Bag: Linking Environment and Employment Policies and Outcomes
:Mary Grace L. Riguer