Economics of Labor Unions

Economics of Labor Unions

by Alison L. Booth
     
 

This two-volume set collects 50 theoretical and empirical articles published between 1946 and 2001 in the field of the economics of labor unions. They include both classic and lesser known papers that cover important, under-researched issues or raise interesting questions. Several relate to collective bargaining systems that are country- specific. Volume I contains an…  See more details below

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This two-volume set collects 50 theoretical and empirical articles published between 1946 and 2001 in the field of the economics of labor unions. They include both classic and lesser known papers that cover important, under-researched issues or raise interesting questions. Several relate to collective bargaining systems that are country- specific. Volume I contains an introduction to both volumes and covers topics including allocative and technical inefficiency; unions as efficiency enhancing; union bargaining power and membership; unions and imperfect competition; strikes and choice of bargaining structure; and modelling union behavior. Volume II discusses the economic effects of unions, hours of work, public sector unionism, the macro-economy, foreign direct investment. Lacks a subject index. Edited by Booth (economics, U. of Essex, UK). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This two-volume set collects 50 theoretical and empirical articles published between 1946 and 2001 in the field of the economics of labor unions. They include both classic and lesser known papers that cover important, under-researched issues or raise interesting questions. Several relate to collective bargaining systems that are country- specific. Volume I contains an introduction to both volumes and covers topics including allocative and technical inefficiency; unions as efficiency enhancing; union bargaining power and membership; unions and imperfect competition; strikes and choice of bargaining structure; and modelling union behavior. Volume II discusses the economic effects of unions, hours of work, public sector unionism, the macro-economy, foreign direct investment. Lacks a subject index. Edited by Booth (economics, U. of Essex, UK). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840645262
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
International Library of Critical Writin
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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