Training and union wages

This paper investigates whether unions, through imposing wage floors that lead to wage compression, increase on-the-job training. Our analysis focuses on Germany. Based on a model of unions and firm-financed training, we derive empirical implications regarding apprenticeship training intensity, layo...

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Volume: 91
Main Author: Dustmann, Christian
Schönberg, Uta
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CAMBRIDGE MIT Press 2009
The MIT Press
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published in: The review of economics and statistics Vol. 91; no. 2; pp. 363 - 376
Data of publication: 2009
ISSN: 0034-6535
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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