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.

Calls for Papers

Announcing the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) and ILR Review Best Paper Competition. (PDF, 190 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 72, Number 1, January 2019

Final Article in the ILR Review 70th Anniversary Series

  • Worker Voice in America: Is There a Gap between What Workers Expect and What They Experience?
    Thomas A. Kochan, Duanyi Yang, William T. Kimball, and Erin L. Kelly


  • Too Good to Be True? A Comment on Hall and Krueger’s Analysis of the Labor Market for Uber’s Driver-Partners
    Janine Berg and Hannah Johnston
  • Reply to the Comment by Berg and Johnston
    Jonathan V. Hall and Alan B. Krueger
  • The Autonomy Paradox: How Night Work Undermines Subjective Well-Being of Internet-Based Freelancers
    Andrey Shevchuk, Denis Strebkov, and Shannon N. Davis
  • Locate Your Nearest Exit: Mass Layoffs and Local Labor Market Response
    Andrew Foote, Michel Grosz, and Ann Stevens
  • Before It Gets Better: The Short-Term Employment Costs of Regulatory Reforms
    Andrea Bassanini and Federico Cingano
  • Resolving Discrimination Complaints in Employment Arbitration: An Analysis of the Experience in the Securities Industry
    J. Ryan Lamare and David B. Lipsky
  • Experimental Evidence on the Long-Term Effects of a Youth Training Program
    Pablo Ibarrarán, Jochen Kluve, Laura Ripani, and David Rosas Shady
  • Do Field Experiments on Labor and Housing Markets Overstate Discrimination? A Re-examination of the Evidence
    David Neumark and Judith Rich

Book Reviews

  • Where Bad Jobs Are Better: Retail Jobs Across Countries and Companies.
    By Françoise Carré and Chris Tilly. Reviewed by David Weil.
  • Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy.
    By Jeremias Prassl. Reviewed by Louis Hyman.
  • The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon.
    By David Webber. Reviewed by Tessa Hebb.
  • Temp: How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary.
    By Louis Hyman. Reviewed by Peter Cappelli.