TITLE

ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE FIREFIGHTERS' UNION

AUTHOR(S)
Ichniowski, Casey
PUB. DATE
January 1980
SOURCE
ILR Review;Jan80, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p198
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents findings of a study on the effect of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) union on wages, salaries and total compensation of fire fighters in the U.S. Population is positively related to the demand for fire services and opportunity wage is negatively related to the supply of fire fighters. Econometric models were used to estimate the effect of IAFF on wages, salaries and total compensation. The findings show a small effect of the IAFF on salaries of fire fighters and larger effects on fringes and total compensation.
ACCESSION #
4457765

 

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