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What do unions do?

Author: Richard B Freeman; James L Medoff
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1984.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943-
What do unions do?
New York : Basic Books, ©1984
(OCoLC)644537705
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Freeman; James L Medoff
ISBN: 0465091334 9780465091331 0465091342 9780465091348 0465091326 9780465091324
OCLC Number: 10207864
Description: viii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A new portrait of U.S. unionism --
U.S. industrial relations: the figures and the settings --
The union wage effect --
Fringe determination under trade unionism --
Labor's elite: the effect of unionism on wage inequality --
The exit-voice tradeoff --
Adjustment to business cycles --
"Respect your elders": the role of seniority --
Are they satisfied? --
What unionism does to nonorganized labor --
Unionism: good or bad for productivity? --
But unionism lowers profits --
Union political power: myth or reality? --
Blemishes on the two faces --
The slow strangulation of private-sector unions --
Conclusion and implications.
Responsibility: Richard B. Freeman & James L. Medoff.

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