The role of trade unions in Vietnam

a case study of small and medium enterprises

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On the basis of matched employer–employee data from 2007 to 2009, this paper examines the union wage gap among small and medium non-state manufacturing enterprises in Vietnam. Controlling for both worker and firm characteristics, the results provide evidence that union members earn higher wages than non-members, and are more likely to receive social benefits.Within unionised firms, a substantial wage premium is revealed for workers employed in Southern firms, a finding which among other factors may be attributed to historical differences between the North and South of Vietnam.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of International Development
Vol/bind26
Udgave nummer2
Sider (fra-til)207-221
ISSN0954-1748
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2014
Udgivet eksterntJa

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