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Publication date: 6 Apr 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Forth, J, Rincon-Aznar, A | Report to: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Concern about the UK’s productivity problem has become widespread. Fixing the UK’s productivity problem requires action for the lagging parts of the economy – low pay sectors such as retail and hospitality, the long tail of low-productivity firms, and the five million individuals in the UK lacking...
Publication date: 23 Feb 2010 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Addison, J.T.,Teixeira,P.,Pahnke, A. | JEL classification: J50; J51 | NIESR discussion paper number: 350
This paper presents the first comparative analysis of the decline in collective bargaining in two European countries where that decline has been most pronounced. Using workplace-level data and a common model, we present decompositions of changes in collective bargaining and worker representation in...