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Unionized Labour Market, Unemployment Allowances, Productive Public Expenditure And Endogenous Growth

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  • Chandril Bhattacharyya
  • Manash Ranjan Gupta

type="main"> An endogenous growth model with unionised labour market is developed to analyse the interaction between the tax financed productive public expenditure policy and the unemployment benefit policy. We consider both ‘Efficient Bargaining’ model and ‘Right to Manage’ model; and analyse properties of balanced growth rate maximising income tax policy as well as effects of unionisation. This growth rate maximising income tax rate exceeds the competitive output share of the public input in the presence of an unemployment benefit scheme. The growth effect of unionisation in the ‘Efficient Bargaining’ model and in the ‘Right to Manage’ model are different.

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Volume (Year): 66 (2015)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 397-425

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