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September 2004, Vol. 127, No. 9
Declining union density in Mexico, 1984–2000
Professor, Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside
Doctoral Student, Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Currently also a lecturer, Queens College, CUNY.
Since the mid-1980s, Mexico has witnessed a significant decline in unionization; changing industry, occupation, and demographic worker characteristics account for only about one-fourth of the decline, while structural and institutional changes account for three-fourths.
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Area wage surveys shed light on declines in unionization.—Sept. 1985.
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