Oligopoly, open shop unions and trade liberalisation

In an international duopoly model, we investigate how trade liberalisation impacts on collective bargaining outcomes when workers are represented by open shop unions. We find that, with intermediate levels of union density, trade liberalisation may lead to higher negotiated wages even if no trade oc...

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Volume: 27
Main Author: Bastos, Paulo
Kreickemeier, Udo
Wright, Peter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2009
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier
published in: International journal of industrial organization Vol. 27; no. 6; pp. 679 - 686
ORCID: 0000-0002-3665-0000
Data of publication: 2009
ISSN: 0167-7187
1873-7986
EISSN: 1873-7986
Discipline: Economics
Engineering
Business
Series: International Journal of Industrial Organization
Subjects:
F15
J5
L13
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
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