Unionization, international integration, and selection

We study how unionization affects competitive selection between heterogeneous firms when wage negotiations can occur at the firm or at the profit-centre level. With productivity specific wages, an increase in union power has: (i) a selection-softening; (ii) a counter-competitive; (iii) a wage-inequa...

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Volume: 46
Main Author: Catia Montagna
Antonella Nocco
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Malden, USA Wiley-Blackwell 01.02.2013
Blackwell Publishing Inc
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published in: The Canadian journal of economics Vol. 46; no. 1; pp. 23 - 45
ORCID: 0000-0002-5778-7284
Data of publication: 20130201
ISSN: 0008-4085
1540-5982
EISSN: 1540-5982
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Montagna is also affiliated with SIRE, GEP (Nottingham) and GlobID Aarhus. We are grateful to Paul Allanson, Yu‐Fu Chen, Nicola Coniglio, Carlo Devillanova, Hassan Molana, Giorgio Rodano, and participants at the 55th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (NY), the 50th Annual Conference of the Società Italiana degli Economisti (Rome), and the Fifth Danish International Economics Workshop (Aarhus) for helpful comments. Particular thanks go to the referees and editor of the Journal for their insightful comments and suggestions. The usual disclaimer applies. Email
c.montagna@dundee.ac.uk
;
antonella.nocco@unisalento.it
Subjects:
F16
R13
F12
J51
F12
J51
F16
R13
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