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John DiNardo's research cited in op-ed by AFL-CIO president

Monday, September 14, 2009

In a recent Economic Policy Institute paper, "Still Open for Business: Unionization Has No Causal Effect on Firm Closures," John DiNardo investigates the debate over legislation to expand employees' right to choose union representation in the workplace. DiNardo compares data on business failures among unionized and similar nonunion firms and concludes that unionized businesses are no more likely than nonunion ones to fail.

[Read Indianapolis Star op-ed]
[Read the paper]