Unions and Collective Bargaining: Economic Effects in a Global Environment


The development of industrial relations in different countries can be essential in their efforts to balance competitiveness with equitable wages and improved working conditions. Consequently, a well-functioning labor market is essential for solid economic performance as well as future economic growth and for the well-being of workers and their families.'Unions and Collective Bargaining' is a comprehensive reference book which evaluates the economic effects of unions and collective bargaining. This book provides a detailed survey and synthesis of the economic literature on trade unions and collective bargaining and their impact on micro- and macroeconomic outcomes. It shows the effects of collective bargaining in different country settings and time periods

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Washington, DC
Publication year:
  • 2002


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