Acocella, Nicola and Di Bartolomeo, Giovanni and Pauwels, Wilfried (2007): Is there any scope for corporatism in stabilization policies?
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This paper studies corporatism as the outcome of bargaining between the government and a representative labor union. We show that if negotiations between these two parties only relate to macroeconomic stabilization, corporatism can never be beneficial to both parties. As corporatist policies are nevertheless commonly observed in this context, we discuss possible explanations that reconcile the theory with actual observations. The policy implications of these explanations are also discussed.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||University of Teramo|
|Original Title:||Is there any scope for corporatism in stabilization policies?|
|Keywords:||Social pacts; axiomatic bargaining; unions; issue linkage|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E5 - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit > E58 - Central Banks and Their Policies
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook > E61 - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining > J51 - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
|Depositing User:||Giovanni Di Bartolomeo|
|Date Deposited:||16. Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 04:54|
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