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Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States

Maury Gittleman, Morris M. Kleiner

NBER Working Paper No. 19061
Issued in May 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

An earlier version of this paper was presented at the meetings of the Allied Social Science Associations in San Diego in January 2013. We are grateful to our discussant, Mindy Marks, for her insightful remarks. We also thank Tony Barkume and Hwikwon Ham for comments, Brooks Pierce for very helpful discussions, William Nissan for research assistance, and Steve McClaskie for answering questions about the NLSY79. We are appreciative of support from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, any other agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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