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Der Beitrag beschreibt die Lohnpolitik in Ostdeutschland seit der Wiedervereinigung und präsentiert empirische Evidenz für die Hypothese, dass überhöhte Tarifabschlüsse das aus dem Westen übernommene Flächentarifvertragssystem geschwächt haben. Hierfür sprechen der abnehmende...
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Seit Januar 2015 gilt in Deutschland ein gesetzlicher Mindestlohn von 8,50 € pro Stunde. Die Mindestlohneinführung ist Teil eines Gesetzes zur Stärkung der Tarifautonomie, das darauf abzielt, die Tarifbindung wieder zu erhöhen und Allgemeinverbindlicherklärungen zu erleichtern. In diesem...
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The employment of people with disabilities has received significant attention, but little is known about how unions …, supporting the voice model of unions. Overall the results indicate that while unions appear to help workers with disabilities in …
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firm. Unions, by redistributing rents towards the workers, lead to lower employment and lower pay for managers. Using a …
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This paper analyses whether wages in Germany respond to firm-specific profitability conditions. Particular emphasis lies on the question of whether the extent of rent-sharing varies across different systems of wage determination. Those may be categorised into sector-specific wage agreements,...
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Using a linked employer-employee data set, this paper analyses the relationship between firm-profitability and wages. Particular emphasis is given to the question of whether the sensitivity of wages to firm-specific rents varies with collective bargaining coverage. To address this issue, we...
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Using a linked employer-employee data set, this paper analyses the relationship between firm profitability and wages. Particular emphasis is given to the question of whether the sensitivity of wages to firm-specific rents varies with collective bargaining coverage. To address this issue, we...
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firm heterogeneity under centralised wage-setting, as unions internalise negative externalities of a wage increase for low …
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We extend the standard quality-ladder model with heterogeneous workers by including efficiency wages and unions. We …
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Using a common methodology, the effects of unions on wage levels and wage dispersion are estimated for two neighboring … countries, Bolivia and Chile, and for the U.S. The analysis shows that unions have broadly similar effects on the wage … distribution within these three economies. The findings suggest that the political economy of unions, coupled with market …
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