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The health effects of wage setting institutions: How collective bargaining improves health but not because it reduces inequality

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Do wage‐setting institutions, such as collective bargaining, improve health and, if so, is this because they reduce income inequality? Wage‐setting institutions are often assumed to improve health because they increase earnings and reduce inequality and yet, while individual‐level studies suggest higher earnings improve well being, the direct effects of these institutions on mortality remains unclear. This paper explores both the relationship between wage‐setting institutions and mortality ra...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1467-9566.13272

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Sub department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9114-965X
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Sociology of Health and Illness Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
4
Pages:
1012-1031
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2021-03-30
Acceptance date:
2021-03-10
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EISSN:
1467-9566
ISSN:
0141-9889
Pmid:
33782978
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1170054
Local pid:
pubs:1170054
Deposit date:
2021-05-10

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