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Leverage and trade unionism in Indian industry: An empirical note

Ghosh, Saibal (2008): Leverage and trade unionism in Indian industry: An empirical note. Published in: Indian Journal of Industrial Relations , Vol. 46, No. 2 (October 2010): pp. 194-200.

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Abstract

Market power in the hands of a supplier- such as a labor union - affects an industry’s capital structure. Using panel data techniques for 1992-2004, this note shows that industries indeed appear to employ financial leverage strategically to influence collective bargaining decisions. The estimates imply that strategic incentives from input markets have a substantial impact on financing decisions

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