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Union Membership and Wage Bargaining When Membership is Not Compulsory

Booth, Alison L and Chatterji, Monojit (1995) 'Union Membership and Wage Bargaining When Membership is Not Compulsory.' Economic Journal, 105 (429). pp. 345-60. ISSN 0013-0133

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Abstract

This paper provides a formal model of union wage and membership determination where the union is recognized for bargaining purposes, where membership of the union is not compulsory, and where the union faces a budget constraint in its organization activities. This simultaneous equation model is then used as the basis for estimation of manual wages and union density for the private sector using the 1990 Workplace Industrial Relations Survey.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 10:33
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 10:33
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3193

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