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  • Study shows diminished but ‘robust’ link between union decline, rise of inequality

    Sociology professor Tom VanHeuvelen focuses on the rise in inequality as a key part of his research.

    Sociology professor Tom VanHeuvelen focuses on the rise in inequality as a key part of his research. His recent study looked at how the decline of unions may have contributed.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Tom VanHeuvelen (pronounced van-HEW-vuh-lin), call 217-300-2908; email tvanheuv@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Moral economies or hidden talents? A longitudinal analysis of union decline and wage inequality, 1973–2015” is available online (access may be restricted) or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1093/sf/soy045