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dc.contributor.authorIrvine, Danica Jen_NZ
dc.identifier.citationIrvine, D. J. (2002). Industrial bargaining and union bargaining type determination: A theoretical perspective (Thesis). Retrieved from
dc.description.abstractThis research examines the literature of industrial bargaining. It uses general economic theory to examine union bargaining types and the effect union bargaining type has on the bargaining outcome, in terms of the wage rate and the employment level. This general theory produces a line segment on which the bargaining agreement will lie, the labour demand curve or the contract curve, dependent on bargaining type. The game theoretic approach of Nash's (1950) bargaining game is combined with this general theory to allow an exact agreement point to be established. The Nash bargaining game has been used in prior examinations of union bargaining types. Previous approaches used to identify union bargaining type are discussed, and from their limitations a new method of bargaining type identification is proposed. This new method utilises a partially specified Nash bargaining model, which has the additional benefit of allowing the suitability of the Nash framework to be assessed. The result is a model that can be used to empirically identify bargaining type and assess the suitability of using the Nash bargaining framework as a modelling medium.en_NZ
dc.subjectindustrial bargainingen_NZ
dc.subjectunion bargainingen_NZ
dc.subjectwage rateen_NZ
dc.subjectemployment levelen_NZ
dc.subjectNash bargaining modelen_NZ
dc.subjectNash Bargaining frameworken_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF Commerceen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHC Economic History & Conditionsen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshH Social Sciences (General)en_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD Industries. Land use. Laboren_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD28 Management. Industrial Managementen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHD61 Risk Managementen_NZ
dc.titleIndustrial bargaining and union bargaining type determination: A theoretical perspectiveen_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ of Otagoen_NZ Thesesen_NZ
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