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.

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Calls for Papers

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

Announcing a Conference and Special Issue on Transnational Employment Relations in the European Union (PDF, 155 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 73, Number 5, October 2020

Special Collection on European Labor Markets in Flux: The German Experience

Letter from the Editors
The Industrial Relations Field 100 Years Later: The “Labor Question” Is More Important Than Ever


Editorial Essay: Introduction to a Special Collection on European Labor Markets in Flux: The German Experience
Lawrence M. Kahn
Between East and West? East Germany’s Employment System in a Dynamic Comparison
Stefan Kirchner
Employment Effects of the New German Minimum Wage: Evidence from Establishment-Level Microdata
Mario Bossler and Hans-Dieter Gerner
Evaluating the Minimum-Wage Exemption of the Long-Term Unemployed in Germany
Matthias Umkehrer and Philipp vom Berge
Firm Wage Premia, Industrial Relations, and Rent Sharing in Germany
Boris Hirsch and Steffen Mueller
Regional Discontinuities and the Effectiveness of Further Training Subsidies for Low-Skilled Employees
Christine Dauth
Institutional Reforms of 2006 and the Dramatic Rise in Old-Age Employment in Germany
Regina T. Riphahn and Rebecca Schrader
Can Policy Facilitate Partial Retirement? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Germany
Peter Berg, Mary K. Hamman, Matthew Piszczek, and Christopher J. Ruhm

Book Reviews
Contesting Authoritarianism: Labor Challenges to the State in Egypt.
By Dina Bishara. Reviewed by Agnieszka Paczynska.
From Migrant to Worker: Global Unions and Temporary Labor Migration in Asia.
By Michele Ford. Reviewed by Sonila Danaj.
Like Family: Domestic Workers in South African History and Literature.
By Ena Jansen. Reviewed by Virginia Kimey Pflücke.
Empire’s Labor: The Global Army That Supports U.S. Wars.
By Adam Moore. Reviewed by Amy E. Eckert.
The Cambridge Handbook of U.S. Labor Law for the Twenty-First Century.
Edited by Richard Bales and Charlotte Garden. Reviewed by Paul Harpur.

Indices to Volume 73, 2020