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.

Calls for Papers

Now accepting submissions for a conference and subsequent special issue devoted to Federalism in US Work Regulation. (PDF, 26 KB)

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Industry and Organization Studies, in partnership with the Industry Studies Association (ISA). (PDF, 200 KB)

Current Issue – Volume 71, Number 2, March 2018


  • How Credible Is Trade Union Research? Forty Years of Evidence on the Monopoly–Voice Trade-Off
    Hristos Doucouliagos, Richard B. Freeman, Patrice Laroche, and T. D. Stanley
  • Do Highly Unionized Companies Compensate Their CEOs Less in Periods of Financial Distress? Evidence from Canada
    Muhammad Umar Boodoo
  • The Disability Employment Puzzle: A Field Experiment on Employer Hiring Behavior
    Mason Ameri, Lisa Schur, Meera Adya, F. Scott Bentley, Patrick McKay, and Douglas Kruse
  • Expanding Employment Discrimination Protections for Individuals with Disabilities: Evidence from California
    Patrick Button
  • More Than a Feeling: The Role of Empathetic Care in Promoting Safety in Health Care
    Carrie Leana, Jirs Meuris, and Cait Lamberton
  • Career Implications of Having a Female-Friendly Supervisor
    Steven Bednar and Dora Gicheva
  • Foreign Ownership and Wages: Evidence from Hungary, 1986–2008
    John S. Earle, Álmos Telegdy, and Gábor Antal
  • The Perfect Storm: Graduating during a Recession in a Segmented Labor Market
    Daniel Fernández-Kranz and Núria Rodríguez-Planas
  • The Effect of Permanent Employment on Absenteeism: Evidence from Labor Reform in Spain
    Inmaculada García Mainar, Colin P. Green, and María Navarro Paniagua

Book Reviews

  • Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition
    By Bruno Amable. Reviewed by Wolfgang Streeck.
  • Trajectories of Neoliberal Transformation: European Industrial Relations since the 1970s
    By Lucio Baccaro and Chris Howell. Reviewed by Guglielmo Meardi.
  • Public Service Management and Employment Relations in Europe: Emerging from the Crisis
    Edited by Stephen Bach and Lorenzo Bordogna. Reviewed by Harry C. Katz.
  • China at Work: A Labour Process Perspective on the Transformation of Work and Employment in China
    Edited by Mingwei Liu and Chris Smith. Reviewed by Frederic C. Deyo.
  • Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights
    By Jennifer N. Fish. Reviewed by Gay W. Seidman.
  • Capital without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent
    By Brooke Harrington. Reviewed by Patrick Inglis.

Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies: A Response to Neumark, Salas, and Wascher