The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 33
Charles Franklin Dunbar, Frank William Taussig, Abbott Payson Usher, Alvin Harvey Hansen, William Leonard Crum, Edward Chamberlin, Arthur Eli Monroe
Harvard University, 1919 - Economics
Edited at Harvard University's Department of Economics, this journal covers all aspects of the field -- from the journal's traditional emphasis on microtheory, to both empirical and theoretical macroeconomics.
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Page 302 - The right of workers to organize in trade unions and to bargain collectively, through chosen representatives, is recognized and affirmed. This right shall not be denied, abridged, or interfered with by the employers in any manner whatsoever.
Page 566 - For the twelve mnntha the net railroad revenue fell short of the amount required to meet the "standard return" by over 9202,000,000. The only district that earned its standard return was the Southern District, comprising the states east of the Mississippi and south of the Ohio and Potomac. The...
Page 302 - In establishments where the union shop exists the same shall continue, and the union standards as to wages, hours of labor, and other conditions of employment shall be maintained.
Page 302 - In establishments where union and non-union men and women now work together and the employer meets only with employees or representatives engaged in said establishments, the continuance of such conditions shall not be deemed a grievance. This declaration, however, is not intended in any manner to deny the right or discourage the practice of the formation of labor unions...
Page 448 - ... ought to be the two leading objects of management, that even to state this fact should be unnecessary. And yet there is no question that, throughout the industrial world, a large part of the organization of employers, as well as...
Page 593 - The values and prices, therefore, to which our conclusions apply, are mercantile values and prices; such prices as are quoted in price-currents; prices in the wholesale markets, in which buying as well as selling is a matter of business; in which the buyers take pains to know, and generally do know, the lowest price at which an article of a given quality can be obtained; and in which, therefore, the axiom is true, that there cannot be for the same article, of the same quality, two prices in the same...
Page 574 - ... transportation systems, in such matters as spur tracks, railroad crossings, safety appliances, track connections, train service, the establishment, maintenance and sanitation of station facilities, the investigation of accidents, and all other matters of local service, safety and equipment. It will be the policy of the Director General to cause the orders of the state commissions in these matters to be carried out.
Page 306 - make a general investigation of the compensation of persons in the railroad service, the relation of railroad wages to wages in other industries, the conditions respecting wages in different parts of the country, the special emergency respecting wages which exists at this time owing to war relation between different classes of railroad labor.
Page 180 - States, namely, the official classification, which governs the class rates generally in the territory north of the Ohio and Potomac rivers and east of the Mississippi River...
Page 658 - States at the price of 5.88 cents l per pound " cost and freight," to New York or Philadelphia. 2. Sugars were to be purchased for shipment to the United Kingdom, France, and Italy at a price of 5.50 cents per pound fob northern ports or 5.45 cents per pound fob southern ports. 3. Shipments of sugar were to be made immediately after the beginning of the crop, not less than 2 per cent of the amount to be shipped on December, 1918 and the remainder in approximately equal monthly shipments from January...