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New estimates of private sector unionism in the United States

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  • Richard B. Freeman
  • James L. Medoff

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Estimates the extent of unionism in the United States. Prerequisite for analysis of the economic effects of trade unions; Membership rates for occupational groups and geographical areas; Information on a principal establishment survey; Purpose of data derived from household surveys; Importance of membership data provided by unions. (Abstract copyright EBSCO.)

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Volume (Year): 32 (1979)
Issue (Month): 2 (January)
Pages: 143-174

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Handle: RePEc:ilr:articl:v:32:y:1979:i:2:p:143-174

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  1. Thomas J. Holmes, 2006. "Geographic Spillover of Unionism," NBER Working Papers 12025, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Ghosal, Vivek & Loungani, Prakash, 1996. "Evidence on Nominal Wage Rigidity from a Panel of U.S. Manufacturing Industries," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 28(4), pages 650-68, November.
  3. Domowitz, Ian & Hubbard, R Glenn & Petersen, Bruce C, 1988. "Market Structure and Cyclical Fluctuations in U.S. Manufacturing," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 70(1), pages 55-66, February.
  4. Steve J. Davis & John Haltiwanger, 1991. "Wage Dispersion Between and Within U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-1986," NBER Working Papers 3722, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Dean, Thomas J. & Meyer, G. Dale, 1996. "Industry environments and new venture formations in U.S. manufacturing: A conceptual and empirical analysis of demand determinants," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 11(2), pages 107-132, March.
  6. Henry S. Farber, 1987. "The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws," NBER Working Papers 2361, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  8. Daniel S. Hamermesh & David Scoones, 1996. "Multilevel "General Policy Equilibria": Evidence from the American Unemployment Insurance Tax Ceiling," NBER Working Papers 5578, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Linda A. Bell & Richard B. Freeman, 1985. "Does a Flexible Industry Wage Structure Increase Employment?: The U.S. Experience," NBER Working Papers 1604, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. John M. Abowd, 1990. "The NBER Immigration, Trade, and Labor Markets Data Files," NBER Working Papers 3351, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Elisabetta Magnani & David Prentice, 2000. "Unionisation, short-run flexibility and cost efficiency: Evidence from U.S. manufacturing," Working Papers, School of Economics, La Trobe University 2000.04, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
  12. James E. Pearce, 1985. "Specific training, unions, and the relationship between employer size and wages," Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 8504, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  13. Carl Campbell, 1991. "Tests of efficiency wage theory and contract theory with disaggregated data from the U.S," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, Springer, vol. 127(1), pages 98-118, March.
  14. Robert B. Barsky & Gary Solon, 1989. "Real Wages Over The Business Cycle," NBER Working Papers 2888, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Andrew Dick, 1995. "Explaining Managed Trade as Rational Cheating (Forthcoming in Review of International Economics)," UCLA Economics Working Papers, UCLA Department of Economics 730, UCLA Department of Economics.

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