Leverage and trade unionism in Indian industry: An empirical note
AbstractMarket power in the hands of a supplier- such as a labor union - affects an industry’s capital structure. Using panel data techniques for 1992-2004, this note shows that industries indeed appear to employ financial leverage strategically to influence collective bargaining decisions. The estimates imply that strategic incentives from input markets have a substantial impact on financing decisions
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 26400.
Date of creation: Jul 2008
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Publication status: Published in Indian Journal of Industrial Relations 2.46(2010): pp. 194-200
capital structure; collective bargaining; trade unionism; inventories india;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
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- Baldwin, Carliss Y, 1983. "Productivity and Labor Unions: An Application of the Theory of Self-Enforcing Contracts," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(2), pages 155-85, April.
- Bronars, Stephen G & Deere, Donald R, 1991. "The Threat of Unionization, the Use of Debt, and the Preservation of Shareholder Wealth," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 106(1), pages 231-54, February.
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