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Unionised Oligopoly, Trade Liberalisation and Location Choice

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dc.contributor.author Lommerud, Kjell Erik
dc.contributor.author Meland, Frode
dc.contributor.author Sørgard, Lars
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-21T15:22:09Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-21T15:22:09Z
dc.date.issued 2003-03
dc.identifier.issn 1503-0946 (Print ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1956/1403
dc.description.abstract In a two-country reciprocal dumping model, with one country unionized, we analyze how wage setting and firm location are influenced by trade liberalization. We show that trade liberalization can induce FDI, which is at odds with conventional theoretical wisdom and cannot happen in a corresponding model without unionization. FDI is undertaken partly to win a distributional battle with unionized labor, and the incentives to invest abroad can be too large seen from a welfare point of view. en
dc.format.extent 331230 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Paper en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 3-2003
dc.title Unionised Oligopoly, Trade Liberalisation and Location Choice en
dc.type Working paper en
dc.subject.nsi VDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200 no


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