ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Determinants of Bargaining Structure in India-An Exploratory Exercise

An Exploratory Exercise Debashish Bhattacherjee Though the literature on urban labour markets in developing countries consists of several studies that have examined the effects of unionism and other structural factors on negotiated wage and non-wage outcomes, in none of these studies does bargaining structure explicitly enter into the arguments. This paper estimates the deter* minants of bargaining structure in India using information obtained from 140 individual collective bargaining agreements from both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.

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