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Economics of the Trade Union

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ISBN-10: 0521464676

ISBN-13: 9780521464673

Edition: 1995

Authors: Alison L. Booth

List price: $135.00
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This book analyses the crucial features of unionised labour markets. The models in the book refer to labour contracts between unions and management, but the method of analysis is also applicable to non-union labour markets where workers have some market power. In this book, Alison Booth, a researcher in the field, emphasises the connection between theoretical and empirical approaches to studying unionised labour markets. She also highlights the importance of taking into account institutional differences between countries and sectors when constructing models of the unionised labour market. While the focus of the book is on the US and British unionised labour markets, the models and…    
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/24/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.18" wide x 9.25" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
The development of the union movements of Britain and the United States
The orthodox theoretical framework: an overview
Trade union objectives and the monopoly union model
Bargaining models of the trade union
Empirical estimates of the union wage differential
The impact of trade unions on productivity, investment, profitability, employment and hours
Unions and the macroeconomy