Recent Trends in Trade Union Membership in Ireland

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Title: Recent Trends in Trade Union Membership in Ireland
Authors: Walsh, Frank
Strobl, Eric
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8062
Date: 2009
Abstract: Using micro data from the Quarterly National Household Survey we look at trends in Irish union membership from 2001-2006. There was a steep decline in union density. Decomposition analysis suggests that most of the decline is associated with a decline in the underlying probability of becoming a member for different groups of workers rather than a change in composition.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Economic and Social Research Institute
Keywords: Trade union membershipLabour forceIreland
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: Twenty-Second Annual Conference of the Irish Economic Association, Westport, Co. Mayo, 25-27 April 2008
Appears in Collections:Economics Research Collection

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