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The economics of union organization: Efficiency, information and profitability

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  • Ruiz-Verdu, Pablo
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Labour Economics.

    Volume (Year): 14 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 848-868

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:labeco:v:14:y:2007:i:5:p:848-868

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