The Future Prospects for Trade Unions in Europe

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:
 The Future Prospects for Trade Unions in Europe

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Discusses the future prospects for union presence and influence in Europe. Three major issues are discussed: (1) future membership trends; (2) the future development of bargaining structures; and (3) possible future union strategies. As a final point, the difficulties of predicting the future role of trade unions in Europe are stressed.

Keywords: Europe; future development of bargaining structures; future membership trends; future prospects; future role; future union strategies; union presence

Chapter.  9435 words. 

Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

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