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dc.contributor.authorSchnabel, Clausen_US
dc.contributor.authorWagner, Joachimen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-08-02en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-01T15:01:30Z-
dc.date.available2009-10-01T15:01:30Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/28142-
dc.description.abstractUsing representative data from the German social survey ALLBUS 2002 and the European Social Survey 2002/03, this paper provides the first empirical analysis of trade union never-membership in Germany. We show that between 54 and 59 percent of all employees in Germany have never been members of a trade union. Individuals' probability of never-membership is significantly affected by their personal characteristics (in particular age, education and status at work), their political orientation and (to a lesser degree) their family background, and by broad location. In addition, occupational and workplace characteristics play a significant role. Most important in this regard is the presence of a union at the workplace.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aLeuphana-Univ.|cLüneburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aUniversity of Lüneburg working paper series in economics|x12en_US
dc.subject.jelJ51en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwGewerkschaften_US
dc.subject.stwMitgliedschaften_US
dc.subject.stwGewerkschaftlicher Organisationsgraden_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleWho are the workers who never joined a union?: Empirical evidence from Germanyen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn511786840en_US
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