Global Research Projects
ILR faculty at Cornell represent the world's greatest concentration of scholars in the field of industrial and labor relations. Resident and extension faculty are involved in a variety of international research projects and activities around the world. Read more about our faculty.
Some recent research projects include:
María Lorena Cook, Associate Professor in the Department of Collective Bargaining, Labor Law, and Labor History and the Department of International and Comparative Labor at ILR, has published a book based on her extensive research in Latin America. It is titled, The Politics of Labor Reform in Latin America: Between Flexibility and Rights.
"Justice For All: The Struggle for Worker Rights in China", a report on workers' rights in China under the "core labor standards" of the International Labor Organization (Lance Compa)
A comparative international study of technology-mediated services in 20 developed and developing economies (Rosemary Batt)
Global cities, global governance, comparative urban coalition-building, labor and global justice movements, global democracy (Lowell Turner)
Focus on IHRM issues with a focus on HRM in the service industry and in East Asia (Lisa Hisae Nishii)
Read about past projects are faculty have been engaged in.