Union membership variation in Europe: A ten-country comparative analysis

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This article investigates covariates of union density in ten West European countries. It adds to previous research by showing that collective bargaining coverage plays a substantial role. Hence future analyses of union density should emphasize the collective bargaining coverage variable, since trade unions may influence both the extent of coverage and the content of agreements. Of course, the question of the direction of the causality remains
Translated title of the contributionVariationer i fagforeningsmedlemskab i Europa: En komparativ analyse af ti lande
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Industrial Relations
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)57-73
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011

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