ILR Review

The ILR Review celebrates its 70th 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.

Call for Papers

Now accepting submissions for a conference and special issue on Conflict and Its Resolution in the Changing World of Work, honoring David B. Lipsky

Current Issue – Volume 70, Number 1, January 2017

A Special Issue on Inequality in the Workplace


  • Editorial Essay: Introduction to a Special Issue on Inequality in the Workplace (“What Works?”)
    Pamela S. Tolbert and Emilio J. Castilla
  • Equality for Whom? Organizational Policies and the Gender Gap across the German Earnings Distribution
    Matt L. Huffman, Joe King, and Malte Reichelt
  • Mandating Change: The Impact of Court-Ordered Policy Changes on Managerial Diversity
    Elizabeth Hirsh and Youngjoo Cha
  • Gender Sorting and the Glass Ceiling in High-Tech Firms
    Roberto M. Fernandez and Santiago Campero
  • Lasting Effects? Referrals and Career Mobility of Demographic Groups in Organizations
    Jennifer Merluzzi and Adina Sterling
  • The Effect of the External Labor Market on the Gender Pay Gap among Executives
    Cristina Quintana-García and Marta M. Elvira
  • Gender Diversity on U.S. Corporate Boards: Are We Running in Place?
    Catherine H. Tinsley, James B. Wade, Brian G. M. Main, and Charles A. O’Reilly
  • Women at Work: Women’s Access to Power and the Gender Earnings Gap
    Anja-Kristin Abendroth, Silvia Melzer, Alexandra Kalev, and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey
  • The View at the Top or Signing at the Bottom? Workplace Diversity Responsibility and Women's Representation in Management
    Mary E. Graham, Maura A. Belliveau, and Julie L. Hotchkiss

Book Reviews

  • Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization
    By Branko Milanovic. Reviewed by Marshall I. Steinbaum.
  • Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis
    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Roland Erne, Darragh Golden, Idar Helle, Knut Kjeldstadli, Tiago Matos, and Sabrina Stan. Reviewed by Ines Wagner.
  • Transforming Relationships for High Performance: The Power of Relational Coordination
    By Jody Hoffer Gittel. Reviewed by Timothy J. Vogus.
  • Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict
    By Heather Boushey. Reviewed by Jerry A. Jacobs.
  • Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville
    By Daniel B. Cornfield. Reviewed by Ann Markusen.