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American Trade Union Growth: 1900–1960

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  • Orley Ashenfelter
  • John H. Pencavel

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I. Some determinants of union growth, 435. — II. Empirical results, 439. — III. Consideration of some subperiods, 445. — IV Conclusion, 447.

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  • Orley Ashenfelter & John H. Pencavel, 1969. "American Trade Union Growth: 1900–1960," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 83(3), pages 434-448.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:83:y:1969:i:3:p:434-448.
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