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 3, May 2018


  • Are Bonus Pools Driven by Their Incentive Effects? Evidence from Fluctuations in Gainsharing Incentives
    Alan M. Benson and Sima Sajjadiani
  • The United Auto Workers’ Attempts to Unionize Volkswagen Chattanooga
    Stephen J. Silvia
  • The Hangover: The Lasting Impact of Early Conflict on the Duration of Bargaining Relationships
    Bradley R. Weinberg
  • Do Minimum Wages Lead to Job Losses? Evidence from OECD Countries on Low-Skilled and Youth Employment
    Simon Sturn
  • Do Employers Have More Monopsony Power in Slack Labor Markets?
    Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn, and Claus Schnabel
  • An Analysis of the Labor Market for Uber’s Driver-Partners in the United States
    Jonathan V. Hall and Alan B. Krueger
  • Firms’ Adjustments to Employment Protection Legislation: Evidence from South Korea
    Jisun Baek and WooRam Park
  • Asymmetric Labor Market Reforms: Effects on Wage Growth and Conversion Probability of Fixed-Term Contracts
    Marta Silva, Luis Filipe Martins, and Helena Lopes

Book Reviews

  • Precarious Lives: Job Insecurity and Well-Being in Rich Democracies
    By Arne L. Kalleberg. Reviewed by Chris Tilly.
  • The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe’s Work-First Welfare States
    By Ian Greer, Karen N. Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen. Reviewed by Chiara Benassi.
  • Who Will Care for Us? Long-Term Care and the Long-Term Workforce
    By Paul Osterman. Reviewed by Carrie R. Leana.
  • Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality
    By Ellen Berrey, Robert L. Nelson, and Laura Beth Nielsen. Reviewed by Risa Lieberwitz.
  • A Decisive Decade: An Insider’s View of the Chicago Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s
    By Robert B. McKersie. Reviewed by Esta R. Bigler.
  • (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work
    By Brooke Erin Duffy. Reviewed by Ilana Gershon.

Equality for Whom? Organizational Policies and the Gender Gap across the German Earnings Distribution