Cornell University

Institute for Compensation Studies™

273 Ives Faculty Building, 607-255-4424

We are an interdisciplinary center that researches, teaches, and communicates about monetary and non-monetary rewards from work, and how these rewards influence outcomes for individuals, companies, industries, and economies.

Aligned with over 60 academic research fellows around the globe, the Institute for Compensation Studies™ (ICS) at Cornell University's ILR School infuses the education, training and analysis we offer with innovative research and leading-edge insight.

Research in the Real World

An ICS monthly column in workspan® applying scholarly research to the "real world"

Employee Sabbaticals and Productivity: Chicken and Egg Challenge

December 2014 Workspan Magazine CoverWhat do we know about this engagement and rewards technique?

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Image of job adTechnology and Employment Sustainability Initiative

Technology's impact on world of work

BooKevin Hallock book - Payk Corner

Recent books by ICS staff and research fellows


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