ILR Review

For more than 70 years, the ILR Review has been 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.

Contact us at:
ILR Review
242 and 244 Ives East Building
ILR School, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3295

Calls for Papers

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Novel Technologies at Work (PDF, 139 KB)

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Work, Labor, and Employment Relations in the COVID-19 Era (PDF, 142 KB)

Announcing the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) and ILR Review Best Paper Competition. (PDF, 182 KB)

Now accepting submissions for a special series on Industry and Organization Studies, in partnership with the Industry Studies Association (ISA). (PDF, 206 KB)

Current Issue – Volume 75, Number 1, January 2022


Winner of the Best Paper Competition
LERA/ILR Review Special Series in Employment Relations

The Dependency Structure of Bad Jobs: How Market Constraint Undermines Job Quality
Richard A. Benton and Ki-Jung Kim

State Actor Orchestration for Achieving Workforce Development at Scale: Evidence from Four US States
Jenna E. Myers and Katherine C. Kellogg
Who Needs a Fracking Education? The Educational Response to Low-Skill-Biased Technological Change
Elizabeth U. Cascio and Ayushi Narayan
More and Better Jobs, but Not for Everyone: Effects of Innovation in French Firms
Richard Duhautois, Christine Erhel, Mathilde Guergoat-Larivière, and Malo Mofakhami
Workplace Safety and Worker Productivity: Evidence from the MINER Act
Ling Li
Wage Differentials, Bargaining Protocols, and Trade Unionism in Mid-Twentieth-Century American Labor Markets
John Pencavel
Determinants of Gender Differences in Change in Pay among Job-Switching Executives
Boris Groysberg, Paul Healy, and Eric Lin
Market Transition and Network-Based Job Matching in China: The Referrer Perspective
Elena Obukhova and Brian Rubineau
Impacts of Public Health Insurance on Occupational Upgrading
Ammar Farooq and Adriana Kugler

Book Reviews
Labor in the Age of Finance: Pensions, Politics, and Corporations from Deindustrialization to Dodd-Frank.
By Sanford M. Jacoby. Reviewed by Rosemary Batt.
Labour in Global Value Chains in Asia and Development with Global Value Chains: Upgrading and Innovation in Asia.
Edited by Dev Nathan, Meenu Tewari, and Sandip Sarkar. Reviewed by Mark Anner.
The Caring Class: Home Health Aides in Crisis.
By Richard Schweid. Reviewed by Fiona Williams.
Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains: Problems, Progress, and Prospects.
By Sarosh Kuruvilla. Reviewed by Youbin Kang.
Shredding Paper: The Rise and Fall of Maine’s Mighty Paper Industry.
By Michael G. Hillard. Reviewed by Jason L. Newton.