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Authors:
Sell, Friedrich L.; Öllinger, Michael 
Document type:
Sonstiges / Other Publication 
Title:
On the distributional effects of minimum wages: A note 
Series title:
Volkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 
Series volume:
2017,3 
Place of publication:
Neubiberg 
Publishing institution:
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Fachgruppe für Volkswirtschaftslehre 
Year:
2017 
Language:
Englisch 
Keywords:
strategy of unions; wage dispersion; average and minimum wages; wage quota 
Abstract:
In this note, we recall that unions traditionally pursue a policy of pushing higher average wages and, at the same time, for a compression of the structure of wages and salaries, which is some sort of equity. Given the precipitous fall of union density in many, if not all, OECD countries, the actual good climate for minimum wage policy comes at no surprise. Despite the fact that unions do dislike the intervention of labor market policy to the detriment of tariff autonomy, we can show that minimu...    »
 
Department:
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Organisationswissenschaften 
Institute:
WOW 5 - Institut für Ökonomie und Recht der globalen Wirtschaft 
Chair:
Sell, Friedrich L. 
Open Access yes or no?:
Ja / Yes