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Abstract

I investigate the influence of the union structure on firms- environmental technological choice when the unions care for the environmental protection. Specifically, I compare the decentralised with the centralised structure under a Cournot duopoly. I show that the decentralised structure could always provide higher incentives to the firms for the adoption of a better less polluting technology. In addition, the firms prefer the decentralised unionisation than the centralised although the unions prefer the centralised structure. Furthermore, there is an inverse U-shape relation between the firm-s emissions and the size of the market. Finally, the emissions could be less under the centralised case compared to the decentralised for relatively low market-s size.



Item Type: MPRA Paper -

Original Title: Trade union structure with environmental concern and firms- technological choice-

Language: English-

Keywords: trade unions; environmental concern; emissions; technological choice-

Subjects: O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O30 - GeneralQ - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental EconomicsJ - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining > J51 - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects-





Autor: Asproudis, Elias

Fuente: https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/28767/







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