A Theory of Union Power and Labor Turnover
AbstractIn this paper, we develop a theory of union bargaining power based on firm specific skills acquired by the insider workforce. We show that unions increase the bargaining power of insiders only in states of the world in which the firm would like to retain insiders but not hire outsiders.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centro de Estudios Monetarios Y Financieros- in its series Papers with number 9601.
Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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LABOUR MARKET; TRADE UNIONS; WAGES;
Other versions of this item:
- Kai-Uwe Kuhn & A. Jorge Padilla, 1996. "A Theory of Union Power and Labor Turnover," Papers 0072, Boston University - Industry Studies Programme.
- Kuhn, K.U. & Padilla, A.J., 1996. "A Theory of Union Power and Labor Turnover," Papers 72, Boston University - Industry Studies Programme.
- Kuhn, K.U. & Padilla, A.J., 1996. "A Theory of Union Power and Labour Turnover," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 327.96, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
- J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
- J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
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