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Co-determination and innovation

Kornelius Kraft, Jörg Stank and Ralf Dewenter.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11905 words.

This paper examines the effect of the German co-determination law of 1976 (MitbestG) on the innovative activity of German firms. Co-determination applies to firms with 2,000 employees or...

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Corporate Governance Objectives of Labor Union Shareholders: Evidence from Proxy Voting

Ashwini K. Agrawal.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics. 18191 words.

Labor union pension funds have become increasingly vocal in governance matters; however, their motives are subject to fierce debate. I examine the proxy votes of AFL-CIO union funds around...

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Corporate social responsibility and labour agency: the case of Nike in Pakistan

Peter Lund-Thomsen and Neil M. Coe.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; International Factor Movements and International Business; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Manufacturing. 11339 words.

This article examines the circumstances under which corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives facilitate and/or constrain labour agency in global production networks (GPNs). Using a...

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Is there a European wage leader? Wage spillovers in the European Monetary Union

Paul Ramskogler.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10447 words.

The introduction of the euro had been accompanied by expectations of increased inflationary pressures due to a de-coordination shock to national wage bargaining systems. Though, if anything...

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Labor Protection and Leverage

Elena Simintzi, Vikrant Vig and Paolo Volpin.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy; Employment and Labour Law. 14590 words.

This paper exploits intertemporal variations in employment protection across countries and finds that rigidities in labor markets are an important determinant of firms' capital structure...

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Labour Unrest and the Quality of Production: Evidence from the Construction Equipment Resale Market

Alexandre Mas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining. 15085 words.

This paper examines the construction equipment resale market to assess whether equipment produced by the world's largest manufacturer of construction machinery, Caterpillar, experienced...

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Manufacturing resiliency: economic restructuring and automotive manufacturing in the Great Lakes region

Tod D. Rutherford and John Holmes.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Manufacturing; Economywide Country Studies. 10030 words.

Through a case study of the Great Lakes region automotive industry spanning the USA–Canada international border, this article critically reassesses the concept of regional resiliency and...

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The organisational morphology of rural industries and its dynamics in liberalised India: a study of West Bengal

Dibyendu Maiti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development; Labour and Demographic Economics; Production and Organizations; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining. 6471 words.

The paper presents an empirical investigation into alternative forms of organisation of rural industries and their dynamics in the post-reform period of India by means of a field survey...

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Rigidities through flexibility: flexible labour and the rise of management bureaucracies

Alfred Kleinknecht, Zenlin Kwee and Lilyana Budyanto.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Labour Standards: National and International; Human Resource Management; Labour and Demographic Economics. 4395 words.

Judging from organisation-level survey data, we find that organisations employing high shares of flexible workers have higher shares of managers in their personnel. This is in line with...

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Who Sits at the Table in the House of Labor? Rank-and-File Citizenship and the Unraveling of Confederal Organizations

John S. Ahlquist.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Labour-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 12955 words.

Labor unions, religious denominations, political interest groups, and others often aggregate the interests of their members through confederally structured organizations. But governance...

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