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''The Effect of unemployment benefit degression on union membership of unemployed people''
( 2005, Vol. 10 No.2 )
In a non competitive labour market, wages are determined by negotiations between trade unions and employers. We also suppose that two kinds of unemployment benefits follow. In the first, described as stationary, a stable benefit is paid whatever the duration of unemployment. In the second, described as non stationary, a digression is assigned in the unemployment benefit payments, depending on the duration of unemployment. In this paper we will show the impact of this digression on trade union membership choices.
Keywords: Labour Market Membership Unemployment Unemployment Benefits Labour market policies Decreasing scale Trade Union
JEL: J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining: General
J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General
Manuscript Received : Jan 31 2005 Manuscript Accepted : Mar 16 2005

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