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Impacts of Unionization on Employment, Product Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence From Nursing Homes

Aaron J. Sojourner, Robert J. Town, David C. Grabowski, Michelle M. Chen

NBER Working Paper No. 17733
Issued in January 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

Thanks to Tom Holmes for generous assistance with data acquisition and to Qihui Chen and Devon Phillips for excellent research assistance. This research uses data from the Census Bureau's Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics Program, which was partially supported by the following National Science Foundation Grants: SES-9978093, SES-0339191 and ITR-0427889; National Institute on Aging Grant AG018854; and grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Census Bureau. All results have been reviewed to ensure that no confidential information is disclosed. Frandsen also gratefully acknowledges support from NSF Grant SES-0922355 and Sojourner from the U. Minnesota Grant-in-Aid of Research program. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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