Who passes restrictive labour policy? A view from the States

@article{Bucci2020WhoPR,
  title={Who passes restrictive labour policy? A view from the States},
  author={Laura C. Bucci and Joshua M. Jansa},
  journal={Journal of Public Policy},
  year={2020},
  volume={41},
  pages={409 - 439}
}
Abstract What leads states to adopt more restrictive labour policies? The conventional wisdom is that unified Republican states, with help from conservative political networks, are more likely to adopt restrictions on labour unions. We argue that party control of government matters but is constrained by voter preferences and the power of organised labour. We create new estimates of state-level public support for unions by income thirds using dynamic multilevel regression and poststratification… 
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