Union status of young men in Britain: A decade of change
UNSPECIFIED (2000) Union status of young men in Britain: A decade of change. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECONOMETRICS, 15 (3). pp. 289-310. ISSN 0883-7252Full text not available from this repository.
Previous empirical studies of individual union status in Britain have been cross-sectional. In contrast, we use longitudinal data from the National Child Development Study, to estimate the determinants of male trade union membership over the period 1981-1991. As suggested by union theories, we find that it is important to control for unobserved individual heterogeneity, and our preferred model allows for correlation of individual heterogeneity with observable variables. Our estimates reveal that the observed decline in very large workplaces, and the contraction of the public sector, explain about one third of the predicted decline in union membership over the period. Copyright (C) 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECONOMETRICS|
|Publisher:||JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD|
|Number of Pages:||22|
|Page Range:||pp. 289-310|
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