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.

Current Issue – Volume 68, Number 4, August 2015


  • Austerity and the Future for Gender Equality in Europe
    Jill Rubery
  • Is Credit Status a Good Signal of Productivity?
    Andrew Weaver
  • Impacts of Unionization on Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Nursing Homes
    Aaron J. Sojourner, Brigham R. Frandsen, Robert J. Town, David C. Grabowski, and Min M. Chen
  • Explaining the Decline in the Offer Rate of Employer Retirement Plans between 2003 and 2012
    Teresa Ghilarducci and Joelle Saad-Lessler
  • Losing Heart? The Effect of Job Displacement on Health
    Sandra E. Black, Paul J. Devereux, and Kjell G. Salvanes
  • Why Firms Avoid Cutting Wages: Survey Evidence from European Firms
    Philip Du Caju, Theodora Kosma, Martina Lawless, Julián Messina, and Tairi Rõõm
  • Experience, Innovation, and Productivity: Empirical Evidence from Italy’s Slowdown
    Francesco Daveri and Maria Laura Parisi
  • Work Continuation while Treated for Breast Cancer: The Role of Workplace Accommodations
    David Neumark, Cathy J. Bradley, Miguel Henry, and Bassam Dahman

Book Reviews

  • Editorial Essay on the 50th Anniversary of Richard E. Walton and Robert B. McKersie’s A Behavioral Theory of Labor Negotiations by Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld and Thomas A. Kochan.
  • New Labor in New York: Precarious Workers and the Future of the Labor Movement Edited by Ruth Milkman and Ed Ott. Reviewed by Maite Tapia.
  • Manufacturing Morals: The Values of Silence in Business School Education By Michel Anteby. Reviewed by Debra Schleef.
  • The New Scarlet Letter? Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record By Steven Raphael. Reviewed by Shawn Bushway and Megan Denver.
  • Disability and Equity at Work Edited by Jody Heymann, Michael Ashley Stein, and Gonzalo Moreno. Reviewed by Timothy P. Schmidle.
  • The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Geoffrey Wood, and Richard Deeg. Reviewed by Russell Lansbury.
  • Employer and Worker Collective Action: A Comparative Study of Germany, South Africa, and the United States By Andrew G. Lawrence. Reviewed by Marco Hauptmeier.