Strikes and Political Activism of Trade Unions: Theory and Application to Bangladesh
AbstractThe behavior of Bangladeshi trade unions is characterized by political activism and momentous strikes, called hartals there, have played a crucial part in most political changes in this country. We offer a theoretical framework for discussing this fact, and we test empirically its main prediction by bringing out the political cycle that characterizes the occurrence of strikes in Bangladesh.
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Date of creation: 2003
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Publication status: Published in Public Choice, vol.�119, n°3-4, juin 2004, p.�311-334.
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- Jean-Paul Azam & Claire Salmon, 2004. "Strikes and Political Activism of Trade Unions: Theory and Application to Bangladesh," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 119(3_4), pages 311-334, 06.
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