TITLE

THE EFFECTS OF AIRLINE STRIKES ON STRUCK AND NONSTRUCK CARRIERS

AUTHOR(S)
Fusco, Richard A. De; Fuess, Jr., Scott M.
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jan91, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p324
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study provides new evidence on the industrywide impact of strikes by investigating how strikes have affected the values of struck and nonstruck airlines. Using stock market data for the years 1963-86, the authors show that most strikes adversely affected the value of struck airlines' stock but enhanced the stock value of nonstruck carriers. The results also show that strikes before October 1978, which marked the end of strict regulation of the industry and of the employers' mutual aid pact, had some effects different from those of strikes after that date.
ACCESSION #
9103252448

 

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