When Public Sector Workers Unionize

Richard B. Freeman and Casey Ichniowski, editors

Published in 1988 by University of Chicago Press
© 1988 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, PE

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416 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26166-2

Table of Contents

Front matter: Richard B. Freeman, Casey Ichniowski (p. -14 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction:The Public Sector Look of American Unionism: Richard B. Freeman, Casey Ichniowski (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
I: The Role of Public Sector Labor Law: (p. 17 - 18)
1. Public Sector Union Growth and Bargaining Laws : A Proportional Hazards Approach with Time-Varying Treatments: Casey Ichniowski (p. 19 - 40) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Public Sector Bargaining Laws Really Matter: Evidence from Ohio and Illinois: Gregory M. Saltzman (p. 41 - 80) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Effects of Public Sector Labor Laws on Labor Market Institutions and Outcomes : Richard B. Freeman, Robert Valletta (p. 81 - 106) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Arbitrator Behavior in Public Sector Wage Disputes: David E. Bloom (p. 107 - 128) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws: Henry S. Farber (p. 129 - 166) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
II: The Effects of Public Sector Bargaining on Wages: (p. 167 - 168)
6. Union/Nonunion Wage Gaps in the Public Sector: H. Gregg Lewis (p. 169 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Employer Size, Pay, and the Ability to Pay in the Public Sector: Charles C. Brown, James L. Medoff (p. 195 - 216) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Are Public Sector Workers Paid More Than Their Alternative Wage? Evidence from Longitudinal Data and Job Queues : Alan B. Krueger (p. 217 - 242) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
III: Effects on Nonwage Outcomes: (p. 243 - 244)
9. On Estimating the Effects of Increased Aid to Education: Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Richard Chaykowski (p. 245 - 270) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Unions and Job Security in the Public Sector: Steven G. Allen (p. 271 - 304) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Unionism and Licensing of Public School Teachers: Impact on Wages and Educational Output: Morris M. Kleiner, Daniel L. Petree (p. 305 - 322) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. The Effects of Public Sector Unionism on Pay, Employment, Department Budgets, and Municipal Expenditures : Jeffrey Zax, Casey Ichniowski (p. 323 - 364) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix A: Collective Organization of Labor in the Public Sector: Richard B. Freeman, Casey Ichniowski, Jeffrey Zax (p. 365 - 398) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix B: The NBER Public Sector Collective Bargaining Law Data Set: Robert Valletta, Richard B. Freeman (p. 399 - 420) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 421 - 422) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 423 - 425) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 426 - 428) (bibliographic info) (download)
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