Unions and Collective Bargaining: Economic Effects in a Global Environment
Toke Aidt () and
No 15241 in World Bank Publications from The World Bank
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. And, the effects of globalization on workers, on firms, and on macroeconomic performance, relate critically to labor institutions such as, trade unions, and dispute resolution mechanisms. "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.
Keywords: Economic Theory and Research Environmental Economics and Policies Social Protections and Labor - Labor Management and Relations Health Economics and Finance Social Protections and Labor - Labor Standards Health; Nutrition and Population (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (82) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/hand ... 0page.pdf?sequence=1 (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:wbk:wbpubs:15241
Access Statistics for this book
More books in World Bank Publications from The World Bank 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Thomas Breineder ( this e-mail address is bad, please contact ).