Works Councils and Separations: Voice, Monopoly, and Insurance Effects

Using a large linked employer–employee data set for Germany, we find that the existence of a works council is associated with a lower separation rate to employment, in particular for workers with low tenure. While works council monopoly effects show up in all specifications, clear voice effects are...

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Volume: 49
Main Author: HIRSCH, BORIS
SCHANK, THORSTEN
SCHNABEL, CLAUS
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.10.2010
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published in: Industrial relations (Berkeley) Vol. 49; no. 4; pp. 566 - 592
ORCID: 0000-0001-5979-8879
Data of publication: October 2010
ISSN: 0019-8676
1468-232X
EISSN: 1468-232X
Discipline: Economics
Law
Bibliography: The authors would like to thank two referees and an editor of this journal as well as Uwe Jirjahn and Joachim Wagner for helpful comments and suggestions. We are also grateful for comments received at the Annual Congress of the
Verein für Socialpolitik
The authors’ affiliation is Friedrich–Alexander–Universität Erlangen–Nürnberg, Lehrstuhl für Arbeitsmarkt‐ und Regionalpolitik, Lange Gasse 20, 90403 Nürnberg, Germany. E‐mail
in September 2009 in Magdeburg.
boris.hirsch@wiso.uni‐erlangen.de
Subjects:
J53
J63
J53
J63
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