The Many Forms of Trade Union Mark-Up
AbstractThis paper argues that trade unions have a number of distinct and possibly conflicting effects on wages. This contrasts with the vast bulk of the literature which focuses on estimating a simgl measure of the union differential or "mark-up". We use data at the work-place level for the United Kingdom which estimates the impact the impact of different trade union variables on wages.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 98/18.
Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Postal: Ireland; University College Dublin, Department of Political Economy, Centre for Economic Research, Belfield, Dublin 4
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BARGAINING ; WORKERS' REPRESENTATION ; WAGES;
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- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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