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2010 | 5 | 1 | 75-84
Article title

Wage Collective Bargaining and Employee Voluntary Quits: A Romanian Empirical Analysis

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In this paper, we analyze Hirschman's "voice-exit" theory on the Romanian labour market. In other words, we study the relationship between wage collective bargaining and employee voluntary departures. We assess a kernel matching estimator on a recent Romanian survey of 783 firms. We highlight that, in Romania, before the integration to the European Union, wage collective bargaining implies a weakly significant increase in the probability of experiencing voluntary separations. This result is contrary to the relationship found in empirical studies implemented on developed countries.
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5
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1
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75-84
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Dates
published
2010-04-01
online
2011-06-07
Contributors
  • Department of Statistics and Econometrics, University of Economics, Bucharest
  • Faculté de Droit, d'Economie et de Gestion, University of Orléans -LEO LEO
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10033-010-0007-2
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