Declining industries and monopoly unions : a further argument against protection

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dc.contributor.author Barry, Frank
dc.date.accessioned 2010-01-15T14:35:44Z
dc.date.available 2010-01-15T14:35:44Z
dc.date.issued 1995-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1773
dc.description.abstract Wage stickiness is frequently cited as a justification (temporary) protection when a sector is hit by an adverse shock. The present paper, rather than assuming arbitrary wage stickiness, instead models it as an outcome of monopoly union behaviour. It is shown that if intervention was not undertaken before the shock, because of a high marginal social cost of taxation, protection or subsidisation is even less appropriate after the shock occurs. en
dc.description.externalNotes A hard copy is available in UCD Library at GEN 330.08 IR/UNI en
dc.format.extent 289147 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. School of Economics en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP95/4 en
dc.subject Declining industries en
dc.subject Monopoly unions en
dc.subject Adjustment assistance en
dc.subject.classification D61 en
dc.subject.classification E24 en
dc.subject.classification J51 en
dc.subject.classification R13 en
dc.subject.lcsh Wages en
dc.subject.lcsh Labor unions en
dc.subject.lcsh Trade adjustment assistance en
dc.subject.lcsh Equilibrium (Economics) en
dc.title Declining industries and monopoly unions : a further argument against protection en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.type.capturetechnique PDFimage en
dc.neeo.contributor Barry|Frank|aut| en


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