|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Union Decline in Britain|
|Citation:||Blanchflower D & Bryson A (2008) Union Decline in Britain. CEP Discussion Paper, 864. Centre for Economic Performance (CEP).|
|Publisher:||Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)|
|Series/Report no.:||CEP Discussion Paper, 864|
|Abstract:||This paper investigates the demise of unionisation in British private sector workplaces over the last quarter century. We show that dramatic union decline has occurred across all types of workplace. Although the union wage premium persists it is quite small in 2004. Negative union effects on employment growth and financial performance are largely confined to the 1980s. Managerial perceptions of the climate of relations between managers and workers has deteriorated since the early 1980s across the whole private sector, whether the workplace is unionised or not.|
|Type:||Working or Discussion Paper|
|Rights:||Publisher allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published as Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper No.864, April 2008 URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp0864.pdf ISSN: 2042-2659|
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