Unions Have Small Impact On Managers' Pay

May 1998
Monthly Labor Review;May98, Vol. 121 Issue 5, p42
Academic Journal
Focuses on a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper on the possible impact of unions on pay of the firm's managers and executives. Weak negative link between unionization rates and chief executive officer pay; Redistribution of rents toward workers.


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