Efficient bargains with an informed trade union
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Efficient bargains with an informed trade union by Anthony A. Sampson

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Published by Department of Economics, University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


  • Collective bargaining -- Econometric models.,
  • Collective labor agreements -- Econometric models.

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Edition Notes

StatementAnthony A. Sampson.
SeriesSalford papers in economics -- 91-16, Working paper (University of Salford. Department of Economics) -- no.16.
ContributionsUniversity of Salford. Department of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination25p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13968907M

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