Productivity and trade unions in British manufacturing industry 1973-85

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Title: Productivity and trade unions in British manufacturing industry 1973-85
Authors: Denny, Kevin
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1714
Date: May-1993
Abstract: This paper uses panel data on British manufacturing industries between 1973 and 1985 to examine the relationship between productivity and labour organisation. It is shown that the precise relationship between unions and productivity levels is difficult to pin down. There is some evidence of a negative relationship further as does controlling for endogeneity. We also find some evidence that industrial concentration is associated with higher levels of measured productivity.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Economics
Subject LCSH: Manufacturing industries--Labor productivity--Great Britain
Labor unions--Great Britain
Industrial productivity--Great Britiain
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers

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