Threat of unionization and nonunion employment
AbstractIf nonunion employers set both wages and employment strategically to forestall unionization, the threat of unionization, despite raising wages, increases employment above competitive levels, in contrast with the prediction of standard models.
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Date of creation: Jul 2007
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Publication status: Published in Economics letters, 96, 1, jul. 2007, pp. 109-115 (2007-07) v., p.-
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Threat of unionization; Employment determination;
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- Booth,Alison L., 1994.
"The Economics of the Trade Union,"
Cambridge University Press, number 9780521464673, October.
- Morris M. Kleiner, 2001. "Intensity of Management Resistance: Understanding the Decline of Unionization in the Private Sector," Journal of Labor Research, Transaction Publishers, vol. 22(3), pages 519-540, July.
- Henry S. Farber, 2005. "Nonunion wage rates and the threat of unionization," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 58(3), pages 335-352, April.
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