Union Membership

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print August 2001 | ISBN: 9780199246588
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596001 | DOI:
 Union Membership

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Discusses and describes trends in union membership as a starting point of a study on trade unions behaviour. Using data from the DUES (Development of Unions in European Societies) project, the study deals with the recent decline in union power, union members' choices, and the main (cyclical, structural, and institutional) factors explaining membership trends.

Keywords: decline in union power; DUES project data; membership trends; trade unions; trade unions behaviour; union members' choices; union membership

Chapter.  14716 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

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