UNION WAGE DIFFERENTIALS IN AN ERA OF DECLINING UNIONIZATION
UNSPECIFIED. (1995) UNION WAGE DIFFERENTIALS IN AN ERA OF DECLINING UNIONIZATION. OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS, 57 (2). pp. 143-166. ISSN 0305-9049Full text not available from this repository.
This paper examines the change in union wage differentials in Britain between 1984 and 1990, a period of considerable legislative change and marked decline in unionization. Small falls in union differentials are found for manual workers, together with a sharp decline in the premium associated with, and incidence of, the pre-entry closed shop. The decline in the average differentials is found to be largely due to the inability of unions to establish differentials in new establishments. No link is found between the differential and the probability of closure and no evidence of decline in raw differentials in a matched panel.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences
Q Science > QA Mathematics
|Journal or Publication Title:||OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Official Date:||May 1995|
|Number of Pages:||24|
|Page Range:||pp. 143-166|
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