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 312 - 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 590 - 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 result in the South is attributed to the recent improvement in the physical condition of the southern roads and the large number of camps in that section, but principally to the fact that the years upon which the contract was based were years of light earnings.
Page 312 - 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 167 - Act shall include the movement, distribution, exchange, interchange, and return of cars used in the transportation of property by any carrier subject to the provisions of this Act.
Page 312 - 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 261 - The number of useful and productive labourers, it will hereafter appear, is every where in proportion to the quantity of capital stock which is employed in setting them to work, and to the particular way in which it is so employed.
Page 619 - The values and prices, therefore, to which our conclusions apply, are mercantile values and prices ; such prices as ğre 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 sume quality, two prices in...
Page 380 - ... pleasure of the smiling, or frowns for the pleasure of the frown ? Who blushes to escape the discomfort of not blushing? Or who in anger, grief, or fear is actuated to the movements which he 'makes by the pleasures which they yield ? In all these cases the movements are discharged fatally by the vis a tergo which the stimulus exerts upon a nervous system framed to respond in just that way.
Page 598 - ... 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 316 - 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.