The Economic Theory of Trade Unions: An Introductory Survey

  • Andrew J. Oswald


This paper is an introductory survey of work on the economic theory of trade union behaviour. It concentrates on recent contributions to the literature, sets out a number of central results and ideas, and speculates on future topics for research.


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  • Andrew J. Oswald
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  1. 1.Institute of Economics and Statistics and St. John’s CollegeOxfordEngland

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