Open-shop unions and product market competition

Evidence on the effect of product market competition on unionized wages is mixed. In this paper we show theoretically that the result may reflect genuine heterogeneity in the response of union wages to product market conditions. For low levels of unionization, union bargaining power may actually be...

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Wright, Peter William
Kreickemeier, Udo
Bastos, Paulo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Canadian Economics Association 2010
published in: Canadian Journal of Economics Vol. 43; no. 2; pp. 640 - 662
Data of publication: 2010
Series: Canadian Journal of Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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