NBER Papers in JEL Code J5: Labor and Demographic Economics - Labor–Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining

w24587 Henry S. Farber
Daniel Herbst
Ilyana Kuziemko
Suresh Naidu

Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data
w24259 James Feigenbaum
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez
Vanessa Williamson

From the Bargaining Table to the Ballot Box: Political Effects of Right to Work Laws
w24107 Janna E. Johnson
Morris M. Kleiner

Is Occupational Licensing a Barrier to Interstate Migration?
w23869 Murillo Campello
Janet Gao
Jiaping Qiu
Yue Zhang

Bankruptcy and the Cost of Organized Labor: Evidence from Union Elections
w23891 Joshua D. Angrist
Sydnee Caldwell
Jonathan V. Hall

Uber vs. Taxi: A Driver's Eye View
w23516 Brantly Callaway
William J. Collins

Unions, Workers, and Wages at the Peak of the American Labor Movement
w22383 Susan Payne Carter
Whitney Dudley
David S. Lyle
John Z. Smith

Who's the Boss? The Effect of Strong Leadership on Employee Turnover
w22149 Joel Waldfogel
Faculty Preferences over Unionization: Evidence from Open Letters at Two Research Universities
w21638 Richard Freeman
Eunice Han
David Madland
Brendan V. Duke

How Does Declining Unionism Affect the American Middle Class and Intergenerational Mobility?
w21416 Sabien Dobbelaere
Rodolfo Lauterbach
Jacques Mairesse

Micro-Evidence on Product and Labor Market Regime Differences between Chile and France
w21366 Deborah Goldschmidt
Johannes F. Schmieder

The Rise of Domestic Outsourcing and the Evolution of the German Wage Structure
w20841 Alberto Alesina
Michele Battisti
Joseph Zeira

Technology and Labor Regulations: Theory and Evidence
w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World
w20151 Emin Dinlersoz
Jeremy Greenwood
Henry Hyatt

Who do Unions Target? Unionization over the Life-Cycle of U.S. Businesses
w19908 Henry S. Farber
Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections and the Decline in Turnout
w19556 Jeremy Greenwood
David Weiss

Mining Surplus: Modeling James A. Schmitz's Link Between Competition and Productivity
w19254 Richard B. Freeman
Xiaoying Li

How Does China's New Labor Contract Law Affect Floating Workers?
w19059 Sabien Dobbelaere
Kozo Kiyota
Jacques Mairesse

Product and labor market imperfections and scale economies: Micro-evidence on France, Japan and the Netherlands
w19061 Maury Gittleman
Morris M. Kleiner

Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States
w18834 Orley C. Ashenfelter
David E. Bloom
Gordon B. Dahl

Lawyers as Agents of the Devil in a Prisoner's Dilemma Game: Evidence from Long Run Play
w18516 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Wrongful Discharge Laws and Innovation
w18218 Per Krusell
Leena Rudanko

Unions in a Frictional Labor Market
w18079 Emin M. Dinlersoz
Jeremy Greenwood

The Rise and Fall of Unions in the U.S.
w17733 Aaron J. Sojourner
Robert J. Town
David C. Grabowski
Michelle M. Chen

Impacts of Unionization on Employment, Product Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence From Nursing Homes
w17745 Douglas L. Kruse
Joseph R. Blasi
Richard B. Freeman

Does Linking Worker Pay to Firm Performance Help the Best Firms Do Even Better?
w17693 Sean Dougherty
Verónica C. Frisancho Robles
Kala Krishna

Employment Protection Legislation and Plant-Level Productivity in India
w17265 Serguey Braguinsky
Lee G. Branstetter
Andre Regateiro

The Incredible Shrinking Portuguese Firm
w16846 Michael Baker
Industrial Actions in Schools: Strikes and Student Achievement
w16626 Morris M. Kleiner
David Weil

Evaluating the Effectiveness of National Labor Relations Act Remedies: Analysis and Comparison with Other Workplace Penalty Policies
w16560 Morris M. Kleiner
Kyoung Won Park

Battles Among Licensed Occupations: Analyzing Government Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes for Dentists and Hygienists
w16484 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Labor Laws and Innovation
w16292 Alex Bryson
Richard B. Freeman

To Join or Not to Join? Factors Influencing Employee Share Plan Membership in a Multinational Corporation
w16220 Sabien Dobbelaere
Jacques Mairesse

Comparing Micro-evidence on Rent Sharing from Three Different Approaches
w16160 Henry S. Farber
Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections
w16048 W. Bentley MacLeod
Great Expectations: Law, Employment Contracts, and Labor Market Performance
w15855 Jonathan Gruber
Samuel A. Kleiner

Do Strikes Kill? Evidence from New York State
w15825 Silvie Colman
Theodore J. Joyce

Regulating Abortion: Impact on Patients and Providers in Texas
w15655 Brian A. Jacob
The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort: Evidence from Public Schooling
w15263 R. Alison Felix
James R. Hines

Corporate Taxes and Union Wages in the United States
w14979 Morris M. Kleiner
Alan B. Krueger

Analyzing the Extent and Influence of Occupational Licensing on the Labor Market
w14830 Robert Buchele
Douglas Kruse
Loren Rodgers
Adria Scharf

Show Me the Money: Does Shared Capitalism Share the Wealth?
w14789 Richard B. Freeman
Labor Regulations, Unions, and Social Protection in Developing Countries: Market distortions or Efficient Institutions?
w14709 David Lee
Alexandre Mas

Long-Run Impacts of Unions on Firms: New Evidence from Financial Markets, 1961-1999
w14589 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

Well-being and Trust in the Workplace
w14348 David H. Autor
The Economics of Labor Market Intermediation: An Analytic Framework
w14229 Joseph R. Blasi
Douglas L. Kruse
Harry M. Markowitz

Risk and Lack of Diversification under Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism
w14272 Arindrajit Dube
Richard Freeman

Complementarity of Shared Compensation and Decision-Making Systems: Evidence from the American Labor Market
w14225 Douglas L. Kruse
Joseph R. Blasi
Rhokeun Park

Shared Capitalism in the U.S. Economy? Prevalence, Characteristics, and Employee Views of Financial Participation in Enterprises
w14227 Richard Freeman
Douglas Kruse
Joseph Blasi

w14230 Joseph R. Blasi
Richard B. Freeman
Chris Mackin
Douglas L. Kruse

Creating a Bigger Pie? The Effects of Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing, and Stock Options on Workplace Performance
w14233 Douglas Kruse
Richard Freeman
Joseph Blasi

Do Workers Gain by Sharing? Employee Outcomes under Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing, and Broad-based Stock Options
w14234 Erika Harden
Douglas L. Kruse
Joseph R. Blasi

Who Has a Better Idea? Innovation, Shared Capitalism, and HR Policies
w13975 Sabien Dobbelaere
Jacques Mairesse

Panel Data Estimates Of The Production Function And Product And Labor Market Imperfections
w13920 John Haltiwanger
Stefano Scarpetta
Helena Schweiger

Assessing Job Flows Across Countries: The Role of Industry, Firm Size and Regulations
w13850 Richard B. Freeman
M. Marit Rehavi

Helping Workers Online and Offline: Innovations in Union and Worker Organization Using the Internet
w13784 Radha Iyengar
I'd rather be Hanged for a Sheep than a Lamb: The Unintended Consequences of 'Three-Strikes' Laws
w13523 Thomas Lemieux
The Changing Nature of Wage Inequality
w13210 Lex Borghans
Ben Kriechel

Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in the Netherlands 1999-2003
w13212 Thomas J. Holmes
Michael Walrath

Dynamics of Union Organizations: A Look at Gross Flows in the LORS Files
w13138 Alexandre Mas
Labor Unrest and the Quality of Production: Evidence from the Construction Equipment Resale Market
w13106 Frank Levy
Peter Temin

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America
w13064 Tor Eriksson
Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

Wage and Labor Mobility in Denmark, 1980-2000
w13029 Bruno Contini
Roberto Leombruni
Lia Pacelli
Claudia Villosio

Wage Mobility and Dynamics in Italy in the 90's
w13015 Susan Helper
Morris M. Kleiner

International Differences in Lean Production, Productivity and Employee Attitudes
w12974 Arngrim Hunnes
Jarle Møen
Kjell G. Salvanes

Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Norway 1980-1997
w12878 Wei Chi
Richard B. Freeman
Morris M. Kleiner

Adoption and Termination of Employee Involvement Programs
w12739 Holger M. Mueller
Thomas Philippon

Family Firms, Paternalism, and Labor Relations
w12416 Chulhee Lee
Military Positions and Post-Service Occupational Mobility of Union Army Veterans, 1861-1880
w12202 Alexandre Mas
Pay, Reference Points, and Police Performance
w12025 Thomas J. Holmes
Geographic Spillover of Unionism
w12032 Diego Comin
Erica L. Groshen
Bess Rabin

Turbulent Firms, Turbulent Wages?
w11829 David Card
Sara de la Rica

The Effect of Firm-Level Contracts on the Structure of Wages: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data
w11342 Scott Adams
David Neumark

The Effects of Living Wage Laws: Evidence from Failed and Derailed Living Wage Campaigns
w11189 Orley Ashenfelter
Gordon B. Dahl

Strategic Bargaining Behavior, Self-Serving Biases, and the Role of Expert Agents: An Empirical Study of Final-Offer Arbitration
w10590 Olivier Blanchard
Thomas Philippon

The Quality of Labor Relations and Unemployment
w10177 Douglas Kruse
Richard Freeman
Joseph Blasi
Robert Buchele
Adria Scharf
Loren Rodgers
Chris Mackin

Motivating Employee-Owners in ESOP Firms: Human Resource Policies and Company Performance
w10000 Richard B. Freeman
Trade Wars: The Exaggerated Impact of Trade in Economic Debate
w9992 Richard B. Freeman
What Do Unions Do ... to Voting?
w9973 David G. Blanchflower
Alex Bryson

What Effect do Unions Have on Wages Now and Would 'What Do Unions Do' Be Surprised?
w9705 Henry Farber
Nonunion Wage Rates and the Threat of Unionization
w9590 Eileen Appelbaum
Larry W. Hunter

Union Participation in Strategic Decisions of Corporations
w9564 John Pencavel
The Surprising Retreat of Union Britain
w9565 David Weil
Individual Rights and Collective Agents: The Role of Old and New Workplace Institutions in the Regulation of Labor Markets
w9569 Sandra E. Black
Lisa Lynch
Anya Krivelyova

How Workers Fare When Employers Innovate
w9524 Alan B. Krueger
Alexandre Mas

Strikes, Scabs and Tread Separations: Labor Strife and the Production of Defective Bridgestone/Firestone Tires
w9473 David Card
Thomas Lemieux
W. Craig Riddell

Unionization and Wage Inequality: A Comparative Study of the U.S, the U.K., and Canada
w9395 David Blanchflower
Alex Bryson

Changes over time in union relative wage effects in the UK and the US revisited
w8965 Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Studying Ourselves: The Academic Labor Market
w8861 Daniel B. Klaff
Ronald G. Ehrenberg

Collective Bargaining and Staff Salaries in American Colleges and Universities
w8865 Steinar Holden
The Costs of Price Stability - Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity in Europe
w8729 Morris M. Kleiner
Hwikwon Ham

Do Industrial Relations Institutions Impact Economic Outcomes?: International and U.S. State-Level Evidence
w8526 Giuseppe Bertola
Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

Comparative Analysis of Labor Market Outcomes: Lessons for the US from International Long-Run Evidence
w8413 Amanda Gosling
Thomas Lemieux

Labour Market Reforms and Changes in Wage Inequality in the United Kingdom and the United States
w8393 David Neumark
Living Wages: Protection For or Protection From Low-Wage Workers?
w8200 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

Understanding International Differences in the Gender Pay Gap
w8210 Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn

Do Cognitive Test Scores Explain Higher US Wage Inequality?
w8257 Michael Kremer
Benjamin A. Olken

A Biological Model of Unions
w8111 Peter Cappelli
David Neumark

External Job Churning and Internal Job Flexibility
w7965 Takao Kato
The Recent Transformation of Participatory Employment Practices in Japan
w7794 John DiNardo
Kevin F. Hallock

When Unions "Mattered": Assessing the Impact of Strikes on Financial Markets: 1925-1937
w7731 Robert Rich
Joseph Tracy

Uncertainty and Labor Contract Durations
w7646 Sebastian Edwards
Alejandra Cox Edwards

Economic Reforms and Labor Markets: Policy Issues and Lessons from Chile
w7680 Casey B. Mulligan
Can Monopoly Unionism Explain Publicly Induced Retirement?
w7501 Adriana Cassoni
Steven G. Allen
Gaston J. Labadie

The Effect of Unions on Employment: Evidence from an Unnatural Experiment in Uruguay
w7502 Steven J. Davis
Magnus Henrekson

Wage-Setting Institutions as Industrial Policy
w7414 Morris M. Kleiner
Jonathan S. Leonard
Adam M. Pilarski

Do Industrial Relations Affect Plant Performance?: The Case of Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing
w7294 Orley Ashenfelter
Dean Hyslop

Measuring the Effects of Arbitration on Wage Levels: The Case of Police Officers
w7229 Henry S. Farber
Union Success in Representation Elections: Why Does Unit Size Matter?
w6922 Erkki Koskela
Ronnie Schob
Hans-Werner Sinn

Green Tax Reform and Competitiveness
w6685 Clemens Fuest
Bernd Huber

Why Do Countries Subsidize Investment and Not Employment?
w6520 David Card
Falling Union Membership and Rising Wage Inequality: What's the Connection?
w6118 Michael Kremer
Why are Worker Cooperatives So Rare?
w5869 Morris M. Kleiner
Robert T. Kudrle

Does Regulation Affect Economic Outcomes?: The Case of Dentistry
w5716 Jennifer Hunt
The Response of Wages and Actual Hours Worked to the Reductions of Standard Hours
h0086 Joshua L. Rosenbloom
Strikebreaking and the Labor Market in the United States, 1881-1874
w5493 John M. Abowd
Laurence Allain

Compensation Structure and Product Market Competition
w5333 Casey Ichniowski
Kathryn Shaw
Giovanna Prennushi

The Effects of Human Resource Management Practices on Productivity
w5368 Janet Currie
Joseph Ferrie

Strikes and the Law in the U.S., 1881-1894: New Evidence on the Origins of American Exceptionalism
w5105 Peter C. Cramton
Morley Gunderson
Joseph S. Tracy

The Effect of Collective Bargaining Legislation on Strikes and Wages
w5106 Peter C. Cramton
Joseph S. Tracy

The Use of Replacement Workers in Union Contract Negotiations: The U.S. Experience, 1980-1989
w4733 Richard Disney
Amanda Gosling
Stephen Machin

British Unions in Decline: An Examination of the 1980s Fall in Trade Union Recognition
w4674 Steven G. Allen
Developments in Collective Bargaining in Construction in the 1980s and 1990s
w4664 Steven G. Allen
Updated Notes on the Interindustry Wage Structure
w4216 Henry S. Farber
Alan B. Krueger

Union Membership in the United States: The Decline Continues
w4195 David Card
The Effect of Unions on the Distribution of Wages: Redistribution or Relabelling?
w4075 David Card
Craig A. Olson

Bargaining Power, Strike Duration, and Wage Outcomes: An Analysis of Strikes in the 1880s
w3952 Janet Currie
Henry S. Farber

Is Arbitration Addictive? Evidence From the Laboratory and the Field
w3978 Janet Currie
Sheena McConnell

The Impact of Collective Bargaining Legislation on Disputes in the U.S. Public Sector: No Policy May Be the Worst Policy
w3821 Janet Currie
Rules, Coordination and Manipulability Among Arbitrators

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