ILR Review

The ILR Review celebrates its 67th anniversary at the forefront of publishing peer-reviewed research on work and employment relations. The Review, published by SAGE Publications, is part of the Cornell University ILR School, which is regarded as the leading academic institution focused on the world of work.

We are dedicated to international and interdisciplinary research that advances new theory, presents novel empirical work, and informs organizational and public policy.

ILR Review New Feature: Policy Reviews

The journal has begun a series of policy review articles that will appear on a regular basis. Please see the latest features:

Is U.S. Public Sector Labor Relations in the Midst of a Transformation? By Harry C. Katz. October 2013. ILR Review 66(5).

The American Jobs Crisis and Its Implication for the Future of Employment Policy: A Call for a New Jobs Compact. By Thomas A. Kochan. April 2013. ILR Review 66(2).

The New Great Debate about Unionism and Collective Bargaining in U.S. State and Local Governments. By David Lewin, Jeffrey H. Keefe, and Thomas A. Kochan. October 2012. ILR Review 65(4).

The Labor Market Four Years into the Crisis: Assessing Structural Explanations. By Jesse Rothstein. July 2012. ILR Review 65(3).

Award-Winning Articles

Award badge: Emerald citation of excellence 2011 Emerald Management Reviews
Citations of Excellence Award winners

Locke, R., F. Qin, and A. Brause. 2007. Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards? Lessons from Nike. ILR Review 61(1): 3–31.

Fairlie, R., and A. Robb 2006. Families, Human Capital, and Small Business: Evidence from the Characteristics of Business Owners Survey. ILR Review 60(2): 225–45.