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Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions [Policy Brief]

Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions [Policy Brief]

Onaran, Özlem ORCID: 0000-0002-6345-9922, Guschanski, Alexander, Meadway, James and Martin, Alice (2015) Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions [Policy Brief]. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

Over the last four decades, the decline of trade unions and weakened collective voice of the UK workforce have slowed the motor of the economy - reducing national income by £27.2bn. This paper explains why in seven steps.

Item Type: Working Paper
Additional Information: See also the Greenwich Papers in Political Economy working paper GPERC32 GALA Item ID: 14083.
Uncontrolled Keywords: wage-led growth; trade unions; bargaining power; UK, Europe
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC)
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Last Modified: 23 Nov 2015 15:01
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/14102

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