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Wages, Unions, the Youth Training Scheme and the Young Workers Scheme

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  • Hutchinson, Gillian
  • Church, Andrew
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    Establishment wages are modeled in order to investigate the effect of participation in the one-year Youth Training Scheme and the Young Workers Scheme. Among the explanatory variables, which include measures of human capital and industrial type, age, and ownership, are a union recognition variable and a union bargaining variable. The data used are taken from the Yopelm survey of 1984-85. Participation in both of the schemes is found to decrease the wages of adults and of certain youth groups by amounts ranging from 5 percent to 16 percent. The union wage effect is generally found to be less than 10 percent. Copyright 1989 by Scottish Economic Society.

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    Article provided by Scottish Economic Society in its journal Scottish Journal of Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 36 (1989)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 160-82

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:scotjp:v:36:y:1989:i:2:p:160-82

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    1. Andrews, Martyn & Bradley, Steve & Upward, Richard, 1999. "Estimating Youth Training Wage Differentials during and after Training," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 51(3), pages 517-44, July.
    2. Heckman, James J. & Lalonde, Robert J. & Smith, Jeffrey A., 1999. "The economics and econometrics of active labor market programs," Handbook of Labor Economics, Elsevier, in: O. Ashenfelter & D. Card (ed.), Handbook of Labor Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 31, pages 1865-2097 Elsevier.

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