A Study of Political Activism in Labour Courts

James Booth, Ben FREYENS

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    Abstract

    We analyse 1234 judicial decisions to estimate political activism amongst judges arbitrating dismissal disputes in Australian labour courts. The political colour of the appointing political party and judges’ work background affect probability of employee success by about 10% points.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)370-373
    Number of pages4
    JournalEconomic Letters
    Volume123
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Booth, James ; FREYENS, Ben. / A Study of Political Activism in Labour Courts. In: Economic Letters. 2014 ; Vol. 123, No. 3. pp. 370-373.
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    A Study of Political Activism in Labour Courts. / Booth, James; FREYENS, Ben.

    In: Economic Letters, Vol. 123, No. 3, 2014, p. 370-373.

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