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CAROW Member institutes apply their research to solving problems in the real world of work. Each institute holds its own research purpose, goals, and expertise. All share in the mission of improving the lives of people who work.

Member Institutions

Climate Jobs Institute

The Climate Jobs Institute is guiding the nation’s transition to a strong, equitable, and resilient clean energy economy by pursuing three aims: to tackle the climate crisis; to create high-quality jobs; and to build a diverse, inclusive workforce. Learn more about CJI »

Global Labor Institute

The Global Labor Institute promotes dialogue between multiple stakeholders in order to find pathways to more sustainable labor practices in global supply chains, particularly in the garment sector. Learn more about this project »

Institute for Compensation Studies (ICS)

Interdisciplinary center focused on research, teaching and communicating about monetary and non-monetary rewards from work. ICS provides publications, programs and expert insight to inform and advance practitioner decision making and promote public discourse on compensation issues. Learn more about ICS »

Labor Dynamics Institute (LDI)

Creates and makes accessible data on the dynamics of labor markets for research networks and statistical agencies. LDI’s work informs policymakers, researchers and educators, and includes partnerships with key organizations including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation. Learn more about LDI »

R. Brinkley Smithers Institute for Alcohol-Related Workplace Studies

Research institute dedicated to advancing knowledge of alcohol, drug and health issues in the workplace. The Smithers Institute advocates that the workplace is a critical arena for prevention, intervention and treatment of alcohol-related problems. Learn more about Smithers »