unions, closure, growth

Publication date: 5 Mar 2008 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Dale-Olsen, H.
Using linked private sector employer-employee panel data for Britain and Norway we explore the effects of unionization on workplace closure and employment growth over the period 1997-2004. Unions prolonged the life of low-wage workplaces in Britain, whereas Norwegian unions increased (reduced)...