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The role of unions in an endogenous growth model with human capital

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  • Ramos Parreno, Jose Maria
  • Sanchez-Losada, Fernando

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In this paper we study the relationship between unions and growth in a two-sector overlapping generations model with altruism and human capital. This relationship depends on the interaction between the technology in the sector that produces human capital, the degree of unionization of the economy and the operativeness of the bequest motive.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Macroeconomics.

Volume (Year): 24 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 171-192

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jmacro:v:24:y:2002:i:2:p:171-192

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  1. Daniel Cardona & Fernando Sanchez Losada, 2003. "Union Power, Minimum Wage Legislation, Endogenous Labor Supplies and Production," Working Papers in Economics 105, Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia.
  2. Juin-jen Chang & Ming-fu Shaw & Ching-chong Lai, 2005. "A “Managerial” Trade Union and Economic Growth," IEAS Working Paper : academic research 05-A010, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
  3. Bhattacharyya, Chandril & Gupta, Manash Ranjan, 2014. "Unionised labour market, environment and endogenous growth," MPRA Paper 55416, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Orlando Gomes, 2010. "Endogenous Growth, Price Stability And Market Disequilibria," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 61(1), pages 3-34, 02.
  5. Xavier Raurich & Valeri Sorolla, . "Long Run Unemployment, Growth And Inflation," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 455.00, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
  6. Luca Gori & Luciano Fanti, 2009. "Right-to-manage unions endogenous growth and welfare," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(2), pages 903-917.

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