Wage Cyclicality Under Different Regimes of Industrial Relations

We analyze the effect of collective wage agreements and of works councils on the cyclicality of real wages. Using employer–employee data for western Germany (1995–2004), we find that wage adjustments to positive and negative shocks are generally not symmetric. Wage growth increases in all industrial...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: Gartner, Hermann
Schank, Thorsten
Schnabel, Claus
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.04.2013
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published in: Industrial relations (Berkeley) Vol. 52; no. 2; pp. 516 - 540
ORCID: 0000-0003-1582-3547
0000-0001-5979-8879
Data of publication: April 2013
ISSN: 0019-8676
1468-232X
EISSN: 1468-232X
Discipline: Economics
Law
Bibliography: We thank three anonymous referees of this journal and Thomas Beißinger, Hans Ludsteck and participants of the 2010 Annual Congress of the
in Kiel as well as participants of workshops at the LMDG center of Aarhus University, at the University of Hohenheim and at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy for their helpful comments.
Verein für Socialpolitik
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