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dc.contributor.authorIrvine, Danica Jen_NZ
dc.identifier.citationIrvine, D. J. (2002). Union bargaining type determination in the United States steel industry (Thesis). Retrieved from
dc.description.abstractThis study examines eleven firms in the US Steel industry and uses Irvine's (2002) union bargaining type determination model to identify union bargaining type. Through OLS and 2SLS time series estimation of the wage determination equation and the labour demand equation, it is shown that five US steel firms operate under a 'Right to Manage' model, two firms operate under an 'Efficient Bargaining' model and in four firms the union has insignificant bargaining ability. This study also tests the suitability of modelling the US steel industry through the Nash Bargaining framework. It is shown that for the majority of the firms, the empirical results are consistent with the predictions made by the extended Nash bargaining framework. Consequently, the Nash Bargaining framework is an appropriate modelling medium in this context.en_NZ
dc.subjectUS Steel industryen_NZ
dc.subjectRight to Manageen_NZ
dc.subjectNash Bargaining frameworken_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF Commerceen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshH Social Sciences (General)en_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleUnion bargaining type determination in the United States steel industryen_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ of Otagoen_NZ Thesesen_NZ
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