ILR Review

For more than 75 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 76, Number 3, May 2023

Labor-Market Concentration and Labor Compensation
Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
Working from Home and Worker Well-being: New Evidence from Germany
Duanyi Yang, Erin L. Kelly, Laura D. Kubzansky, and Lisa Berkman
Labor Migration as a Source of Institutional Change: Danish and Australian Construction Sectors Compared
Jens Arnholtz and Chris F. Wright
When the Tasks Line Up: How the Nature of Supplementary Tasks Affects Worker Productivity
Aruna Ranganathan
Task Content and Job Losses in the Great Lockdown
Filippos Petroulakis

Book Reviews
The Urbanization of People: The Politics of Development, Labor Markets, and Schooling in the Chinese City. By Eli Friedman.
Reviewed by Manfred Elfstrom.
Recoding Power: Tactics for Mobilizing Tech Workers. By Sidney A. Rothstein.
Reviewed by Stephen J. Frenkel.
Democratize Work: The Case for Reorganizing the Economy. Edited by Isabelle Ferreras, Julie Battilana, and Dominique Méda.
Reviewed by Angela B. Cornell.
Does Skill Make Us Human? Migrant Workers in 21st-Century Qatar and Beyond. By Natasha Iskander.
Reviewed by Jérôme Pélisse.
The Future We Need: Organizing for a Better Democracy in the Twenty-First Century. By Erica Smiley and Sarita Gupta.
Reviewed by Sheri Davis-Faulkner.