Series: Staff Discussion Notes
Author(s): Florence Jaumotte , and Carolina Osorio
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2015
Keywords: Minimum wage, Inequality, top income shares, unions, labor market, union density, labor, unemployment, Equity, Justice
The SDN examines the role of labor market institutions in the rise of income inequality in advanced economies, alongside other determinants. The evidence strongly indicates that de-unionization is associated with r...