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Tracing The Potential Benefits And Complex Contingencies Of Multi-level Collective Bargaining (2024)
Journal Article
Grimshaw, D., Brandl, B., Bertranou, F., & Gontero, S. (in press). Tracing The Potential Benefits And Complex Contingencies Of Multi-level Collective Bargaining. International Labour Review,

This article provides a critical review of the international evidence for economic benefits of multi-level collective bargaining. The expected gains are highly contingent and depend upon a raft of interlocking enabling conditions. This means that as... Read More about Tracing The Potential Benefits And Complex Contingencies Of Multi-level Collective Bargaining.

From Factors to Actors: Networks and Network Theory in Comparative Industrial Relations (2022)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B. (2022). From Factors to Actors: Networks and Network Theory in Comparative Industrial Relations. In B. Brandl, B. Larsson, A. Lehr, & O. Molina (Eds.), Employment Relations as Networks: Methods and Theory. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003125730

In this chapter it is explained that industrial relations can be described by networks of different actors. Therefore, social network theory and analyses is an ideal approach to understand industrial relations phenomena and outcomes. It is argued tha... Read More about From Factors to Actors: Networks and Network Theory in Comparative Industrial Relations.

Introduction (2022)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B., Larsson, B., Lehr, A., & Molina, O. (in press). Introduction. In B. Brandl, B. Larsson, A. Lehr, & O. Molina (Eds.), Employment Relations as Networks: Methods and Theory. Routledge

Conclusions (2022)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B., Larsson, B., Lehr, A., & Molina, O. (in press). Conclusions. In B. Brandl, B. Larsson, A. Lehr, & O. Molina (Eds.), Employment Relations as Networks: Methods and Theory. Routledge

Everything We Do Know (and Don’t Know) About Collective Bargaining: The Zeitgeist in the Academic and Political Debate on the Role and Effects of Collective Bargaining (2022)
Journal Article

This article provides an overview of academic and public policy debates on the role and effects of collective bargaining. The motivation behind this article is that the academic and political debate is – and ever was – characterized by many controver... Read More about Everything We Do Know (and Don’t Know) About Collective Bargaining: The Zeitgeist in the Academic and Political Debate on the Role and Effects of Collective Bargaining.

The co-operation between business organizations, trade unions and the state during the COVID-19 pandemic: a comparative analysis of the nature of the tripartite relationship (2021)
Journal Article

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to an increase in social dialogue in general and, in particular, to an increase in tripartite cooperation between social partners’ organizations and state authorities. This paper takes a critical look behind this coopera... Read More about The co-operation between business organizations, trade unions and the state during the COVID-19 pandemic: a comparative analysis of the nature of the tripartite relationship.

The Effects of Collective Bargaining Systems on the Productivity Function of Firms: An Analysis of Bargaining Structures and Processes and the Implications for Policy Making (2021)
Journal Article

In recent years, individual and company bargaining have increasingly supplanted sector and country collective bargaining leading to increasingly heterogeneous and perforated, i.e. hybrid, national collective bargaining systems. Little is known about... Read More about The Effects of Collective Bargaining Systems on the Productivity Function of Firms: An Analysis of Bargaining Structures and Processes and the Implications for Policy Making.

Trust as the cement in the employment relationship? The role of trust in different workplace employment relations regimes (2021)
Journal Article

This paper addresses the puzzle of why the same workplace employment relations regimes can lead to different performances and why different regimes can produce the same performance. It is argued that the incidence of mutual, and not necessarily unila... Read More about Trust as the cement in the employment relationship? The role of trust in different workplace employment relations regimes.

The Performance Effects of Collective and Individual Bargaining: A Comprehensive and Granular Analysis of Different Bargaining Systems on Company Productivity (2020)
Journal Article

Using representative company level data for all member states of the European Union, we analyze the relationship between different processes and institutional structures of collective bargaining against the development of company labor productivity.... Read More about The Performance Effects of Collective and Individual Bargaining: A Comprehensive and Granular Analysis of Different Bargaining Systems on Company Productivity.

Variations and (a)symmetries in trust between employees and employers in Europe: Some (not so) well-known stylized facts (2019)
Journal Article

I analyse the incidence of trust between employee representatives and management at the firm level in EU member states. Most previous analyses focus primarily on employees’ trust in the employer, but I consider both sides. The analysis confirms, but... Read More about Variations and (a)symmetries in trust between employees and employers in Europe: Some (not so) well-known stylized facts.

Collective Wage Bargaining and the Role of Institutional Stability: A Cross-National Comparison of Macroeconomic Performance (2018)
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Since the advent of the economic crisis, interest in the efficacy of collective wage bargaining institutions has increased as the labour market was required to bear the burden of economic adjustment and became an important policy-field for institutio... Read More about Collective Wage Bargaining and the Role of Institutional Stability: A Cross-National Comparison of Macroeconomic Performance.

The Hybridization of National Collective Bargaining Systems: The Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Transformation of Collective Bargaining in the European Union (2018)
Journal Article

In this article it is argued that the economic crisis has made national collective bargaining systems increasingly multi-layered, perforated and dynamically unstable, i.e. hybrid. The authors explain these transformations in terms of the concomitance... Read More about The Hybridization of National Collective Bargaining Systems: The Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Transformation of Collective Bargaining in the European Union.

Engagement in European Social Dialogue: an investigation into the role of social partner structural capacity (2017)
Journal Article

Despite the importance of social dialogue for the European social model, there has been little attention to the factors that account for social partner engagement with European social dialogue. On the basis of data from 28 European sectoral social di... Read More about Engagement in European Social Dialogue: an investigation into the role of social partner structural capacity.

The Strange Non-Death of Employer and Business Associations: An Analysis of their Representativeness and Activities in Western European Countries (2016)
Journal Article

Against the background that corporatism is on the decline in recent decades, one could expect that the representativeness of employer and business associations is also declining. In this article it is argued and shown that, contrary to this expectati... Read More about The Strange Non-Death of Employer and Business Associations: An Analysis of their Representativeness and Activities in Western European Countries.

Instability and Change in Collective Bargaining: An Analysis of the Effects of Changing Institutional Structures (2016)
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Previous studies on collective bargaining structures and macroeconomic performance have largely ignored the role of stable and instable institutional structures and the effects of institutional change itself. In this article we posit that institution... Read More about Instability and Change in Collective Bargaining: An Analysis of the Effects of Changing Institutional Structures.

Measurement and Analysis of Industrial Relations Aggregates: What is the Relevant Unit of Analysis in Comparative Research? (2015)
Journal Article

There is a long tradition in comparative research on industrial relations of analysis concentrating on differences and similarities between countries, that is, focusing on aggregates measured at the national level. But what happens if there are no (m... Read More about Measurement and Analysis of Industrial Relations Aggregates: What is the Relevant Unit of Analysis in Comparative Research?.

Eine Untersuchung von Untersuchungen zur wahren und wahrscheinlichen Rolle der Religion in der Erklärung wirtschaftlichen Wachstums (An Investigation of analyses on the true and probable role of religion in explaining economic growth). (2014)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B. (2014). Eine Untersuchung von Untersuchungen zur wahren und wahrscheinlichen Rolle der Religion in der Erklärung wirtschaftlichen Wachstums (An Investigation of analyses on the true and probable role of religion in explaining economic growth). In R. König (Ed.), Religion und Kapitalismus (Religion and Capitalism) (240-271). Ferstl & Perz, Vienna

Gewerkschaft, Lohnfindung und Wirtschaftspolitik: Der österreichische Weg im Wandel der Zeit (Trade Unions, Wage Determination, and Economic Policy: The Austrian Way in the Course of Time). (2013)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B., & Leoni, T. (2013). Gewerkschaft, Lohnfindung und Wirtschaftspolitik: Der österreichische Weg im Wandel der Zeit (Trade Unions, Wage Determination, and Economic Policy: The Austrian Way in the Course of Time). In P. Brigitte (Ed.), Wissenschaft über Gewerkschaft (15-37). Analysen und Perspektiven. ÖGB-Verlag, Vienna

Collective Bargaining. (2013)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B. (2013). Collective Bargaining. In V. Smith (Ed.), SAGE Sociology of Work Encyclopedia (98-103). SAGE, Los Angeles et al

The economic impact of collective bargaining. (2011)
Book Chapter
Traxler, F., & Brandl, B. (2011). The economic impact of collective bargaining. In S. Hayter (Ed.), The Role of Collective Bargaining in the Global Economy: Negotiating for Social Justice (227-253). Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, Northampton

Perspektiven des Kampfes um und für Arbeit. (2010)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B., & Schweiger, G. (2010). Perspektiven des Kampfes um und für Arbeit. In G. Schweiger, & B. Brandl (Eds.), Arbeitskampf und Kampf um Arbeit (9-15). VS-Verlag, Wiesbaden

Bayesian Model Averaging and Model Selection: Two Sides of the Same Coin in the Identification of Determinants of Trade Union Density? (2008)
Journal Article

One of the main problems in empirical sciences is the uncertainty about the relevance of variables. In the debate on the variables that provide a systematic and robust explanation of the share of employees that are members of trade unions, i.e. of tr... Read More about Bayesian Model Averaging and Model Selection: Two Sides of the Same Coin in the Identification of Determinants of Trade Union Density?.

Business associability, activities and governance: Crossnational findings. (2007)
Book Chapter
Traxler, F., Brandl, B., & Pernicka, S. (2007). Business associability, activities and governance: Crossnational findings. In G. Huemer, & F. Traxler (Eds.), The Handbook of Business Interest Associations, Firm Size and Governance: A Comparative Analytical Approach (351-403). Routledge

Integrating exchange rate theory in data mining. (2003)
Book Chapter
Brandl, B. (2003). Integrating exchange rate theory in data mining. In U. Leopold-Wildburger, F. Rendl, & G. Wäscher (Eds.), Operations Research Proceedings 2002 (504-509). Springer Verlag