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dc.contributor.authorRusinek, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.authorRycx, Fran├žoisen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-09en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:31:10Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:31:10Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-2008032089en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/34972-
dc.description.abstractIn many European countries, the majority of workers have their wages directly defined by industry-level agreements. In addition, for some workers, industry agreements are complemented by firm-specific agreements. Yet, the relative importance of firm and industry agreements (in other words, the degree of centralization) differs drastically across industries. The authors of this paper use unique linked employer-employee data from a 2003 survey in Belgium to examine how these bargaining features affect the extent of rent-sharing. Their results show that there is substantially more rent-sharing in decentralized than in centralized industries, even when controlling for the endogeneity of profits, for heterogeneity among workers and firms and for differences in characteristics between bargaining regimes. Moreover, in centralized industries, rent-sharing is found only for workers that are covered by a firm agreement. Finally, results indicate that within decentralized industries, both firm and industry bargaining generate rent-sharing to the same extent.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA discussion papers 3406en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordRent-sharingen_US
dc.subject.keywordcollective bargainingen_US
dc.subject.keywordpropensity score matchingen_US
dc.subject.stwTarifpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwLohnverhandlungenen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebsvereinbarungen_US
dc.subject.stwVergleichen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnbildungen_US
dc.subject.stwRententheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwBelgienen_US
dc.titleRent-sharing under different bargaining regimes: evidence from linked employer-employee dataen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn577230093en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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