Politico-Economic Causes of Labor Regulation in the United States:
Alliances and Raising Rivals’ Costs (and Sometimes Lowering One’s Own)
John T. Addison
University of South Carolina (U.S.A.); GEMF/Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
Paper to be presented at the conference The Effect of Interjurisdictional Competition on Regulation, Heidelberg, 9-11 June 2005.