Effects of Trade Unions on the Earnings Differential between Males and Females: Canadian Evidence

@inproceedings{Maki1990EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Trade Unions on the Earnings Differential between Males and Females: Canadian Evidence},
  author={Dennis R. Maki and Ignace Ng},
  year={1990}
}
This paper examines whether trade unions have affected the earnings gap between male and female workers in Canada. Based on a sample of 4,093 individuals derived from the Survey of Union Membership, the results of regression analysis suggest that unions have increased the relative earnings of male workers, even after the difference in the level of unionization between males and females is accounted for. The results also indicate that the relative wage effect differs substantially between the… CONTINUE READING