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The Economics of Trade Unions : a Study of a Research Field and Its Findings.

Author: Hristos Doucouliagos; Richard B Freeman; Patrice Laroche
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
Series: Routledge Studies in Labour Economics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Doucouliagos, Hristos.
Economics of Trade Unions : A Study of a Research Field and Its Findings.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hristos Doucouliagos; Richard B Freeman; Patrice Laroche
ISBN: 9781317498285 1317498283
OCLC Number: 973833989
Description: 1 online resource (203 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Introduction: why study studies of unionism?; Meta-analysis as arbiter in debates; Structure of the book; Notes; Chapter 1: A bibliometric analysis of What Do Unions Do?; Freeman and Medoff's research agenda; Approach and data; Summary; Notes; Chapter 2: Research synthesis through meta-regression analysis; The core challenge of inference; Collecting and coding meta-data; Effect size; Meta-averages; Multiple meta-regression analysis; Summary; Notes; Chapter 3: Unions and productivity: direct estimates. Unions and productivity levelsUnions and productivity in manufacturing industries; Unions and productivity in other industries; Summary; Notes; Chapter 4: Unions and productivity growth; Unions and productivity growth: new data for an old issue; Summary; Notes; Chapter 5: Unions and productivity: investment channels; Unions and physical capital investment; Unions and investment in intangible capital; Summary; Notes; Chapter 6: Unions and productivity: employee behavior channels; Unions and employee turnover; Unions and job satisfaction; Unions and organizational commitment; Summary; Notes. Chapter 7: Unions and financial performance of firmsUnions and profits; Summary; Notes; Chapter 8: Summary and conclusions; Findings on union effects; Measured and unmeasured artifacts in research of union effects; Challenges for future research and policy; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Labour Economics.

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