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Private Sector Union Density and the Wage Premium: Past, Present, and Future

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  • BARRY T. HIRSCH
  • EDWARD J. SCHUMACHER

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Article provided by Transaction Publishers in its journal Journal of Labor Research.

Volume (Year): 22 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 487-518

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Handle: RePEc:tra:jlabre:v:22:y:2001:i:3:p:487-518

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  1. De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara & González de San Román Rosado, Ainara, 2007. "The Impact of Firm Level Contracting on Wage Levels and Inequality: Spain 1995-2002," DFAEII Working Papers 2007-07, University of the Basque Country - Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II.
  2. Rafael Gomez & Konstantinos Tzioumis, 2006. "What Do Unions Do to Executive Compensation?," CEP Discussion Papers dp0720, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  3. Alex Bryson, 2006. "Union Free-Riding in Britain and New Zealand," CEP Discussion Papers dp0713, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  4. Daniel Rich, 2010. "Changing Elasticities of Labor Demand in U.S. Manufacturing," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 38(2), pages 157-168, June.
  5. Michael Wachter, . "Judging Unions' Future Using a Historical Perspective: The Public Policy Choice Between Competition and Unionization," Scholarship at Penn Law upenn_wps-1029, University of Pennsylvania Law School.
  6. John Schmitt, 2008. "The Union Wage Advantage for Low-Wage Workers," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2008-17, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
  7. John Godard, 2003. "Labour Unions, Workplace Rights and Canadian Public Policy," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 29(4), pages 449-467, December.

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