The Impact of U.S. Unions On Productivity: A Bootstrap Meta-Analysis
AbstractResampling methods are used to calculate confidence limits in a meta-analysis of the association between unions and productivity for the population of U.S. studies. The available evidence points to a positive and statistically significant association between unions and productivity in the U.S. manufacturing and education sectors, of around 10% and 7%, respectively.
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Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: 26 Nov 2004
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Bootstrap; Meta-analysis; Unions; Productivity; Confidence Intervals;
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- C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
- C15 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Statistical Simulation Methods: General
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- Christian Nsiah & Chen Wu & Walter Mayer, 2012. "An analysis of US State’s export performance in the Asian Market," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 49(2), pages 533-550, October.
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