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Diverging Male Wage Inquality in the United States and Canada, 1981-1988: Do Unions Explain the Difference?


  • Nidardo, J.
  • N.
  • Lemieux, T.


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  • Nidardo, J. & N. & Lemieux, T., 1994. "Diverging Male Wage Inquality in the United States and Canada, 1981-1988: Do Unions Explain the Difference?," Papers 93-94-16, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:calirv:93-94-16

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    1. DiNardo, John & Fortin, Nicole M & Lemieux, Thomas, 1996. "Labor Market Institutions and the Distribution of Wages, 1973-1992: A Semiparametric Approach," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 64(5), pages 1001-1044, September.
    2. Richard B. Freeman & Karen Needels, 1993. "Skill Differentials in Canada in an Era of Rising Labor Market Inequality," NBER Chapters,in: Small Differences That Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States, pages 45-68 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    6. Katz, Lawrence F. & Revenga, Ana L., 1989. "Changes in the structure of wages: The United States vs Japan," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 522-553, December.
    7. Richard B. Freeman & Casey Ichniowski & Jeffrey Zax, 1988. "Appendix A: Collective Organization of Labor in the Public Sector," NBER Chapters,in: When Public Sector Workers Unionize, pages 365-398 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Axel Dreher & Noel Gaston, 2008. "Has Globalization Increased Inequality?," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(3), pages 516-536, August.
    2. Brian Nolan & Bertrand Maitre, 2000. "A Comparative Perspective on Trends in Income Inequality in Ireland," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 31(4), pages 329-350.

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