The Effects of International Migration on Native Workers' Unionisation in Austria
by José-Ignacio Antón, René Böheim, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
(December 2016)

We analyze the effects of increased immigration of foreign workers on the unionisation rates of native workers in Austrian firms over the period 2002–2012. Our results suggest that lower union density of natives' in firms with more foreign workers is driven not by natives leaving unions, but by the different composition of turnover depending on the share of foreigners in the firm.
Text: See Discussion Paper No. 10446