Efficient Bargains in the Context of Recent Labour Market Experience and Policy
AbstractIn Europe in recent times, bargaining between a leading nationally-based industrial union and a representative group of employers over the issues of employment, wages and working time has proved to be influential in a much wider industrial context. Adopting a generalized Nash bargaining approach, this paper considers the possible effects on such "key" bargains of several prominent labor market events and policies experienced since the middle 1970s. These include the impacts of OPEC supply shocks, changes in union power, greater emphasis on payroll taxes as well as growing government economic orthodoxy as expressed through the goal of a balanced budget.
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- Hart, Robert A. & Moutos, Thomas, 1991. "Efficient bargains in the context of recent labour market experience and policy," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 169-181, July.
- Robert A. Hart & Thomas Moutos, 1990. "Efficient Bargains in the Context of Recent Labour Market Experience and Policy," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 90-03, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
- J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
- J5 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
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