D increasing the price of complementary resources

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D. increasing the price of complementary resources. 107.Construction workers frequently sponsor political lobbying in support of greater public spending on highways and public buildings. One reason they do this is to: A. restrict the supply of construction workers. B. increase the elasticity of demand for construction workers. C. increase the demand for construction workers. D. increase the price of substitute inputs. 108.Unions often oppose increases in the prices of complementary inputs (for example, truck drivers may oppose increases in taxes on diesel fuel). They do this because increases in the prices of complementary inputs might: A. increase the supply of competing labor through the output effect. B. increase the supply of competing labor through the substitution effect. C. decrease the demand for union labor through the output effect. D. decrease the demand for union labor through the substitution effect. 109.Craft unions: A. attempt to organize workers at all skill levels in a firm or industry. B. have been declared illegal by Federal legislation. C. only organize workers who have a particular skill. D. attempt to increase the supply of their particular type of labor. 110.Labor unions are restrained in their wage demands because: A. legislation limits annual increases in nominal wages to 6 percent. B. the labor demand curve is downsloping. C. marginal wage cost curves lie above labor supply curves in most labor markets. D. most unions deal with monopsonists who have superior bargaining power.
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111. A shift in union labor demand from D 1 to D 2 in the above diagram might be the result of: A. a refusal by union members to buy the product they are producing. B. an increase in tariffs on products competing with those produced by relevant union workers. C. increases in the prices of complementary inputs. D. a strike (work stoppage) by the union. 112.A union might increase the demand for the labor services of its members by: A. decreasing the demand for the product it is producing. B. decreasing the prices of complementary inputs. C. decreasing the prices of substitute inputs. D. increasing the prices of complementary inputs. 113.Authoritative estimates suggest that currently union workers on the average: A. achieve no wage advantage over nonunion workers in the same occupation. B. realize a 5 percent wage advantage over nonunion workers in the same occupation. C. realize a 20-30 percent wage advantage over nonunion workers in the same occupation. D. realize a 15 percent wage advantage over nonunion workers in the same occupation. 114.In a labor market characterized by bilateral monopoly the wage rate will: A. be logically indeterminate. B. be established at the level desired by the union.
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