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

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 3, May 2020


Transgender Status, Gender Identity, and Socioeconomic Outcomes in the United States
Christopher S. Carpenter, Samuel T. Eppink, and Gilbert Gonzales
Multiple Discrimination against Female Immigrants Wearing Headscarves
Doris Weichselbaumer
Hukou Status and Individual-Level Labor Market Discrimination: An Experiment in China
Uwe Dulleck, Jonas Fooken, and Yumei He
The Relationship between Prejudice and Wage Penalties for Gay Men in the United States
Ian Burn
Are Female Managers More Likely to Hire More Female Managers? Evidence from Germany
Mario Bossler, Alexander Mosthaf, and Thorsten Schank

Winner of the 2019 Best Paper Competition: LERA/ILR Review Special Series in Employment Relations
Average Gaps and Oaxaca–Blinder Decompositions: A Cautionary Tale about Regression Estimates of Racial Differences in Labor Market Outcomes
Tymon Słoczyński

Occupational Skill Mismatch: Differences by Gender and Cohort
John T. Addison, Liwen Chen, and Orgul D. Ozturk
Where Women Make a Difference: Gender Quotas and Firms’ Performance in Three European Countries
Simona Comi, Mara Grasseni, Federica Origo, and Laura Pagani

Book Reviews
Strong Governments, Precarious Workers: Labor Market Policy in the Era of Liberalization.
By Philip Rathgeb. Reviewed by Jens Arnholtz.
Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor.
By Steven Greenhouse. Reviewed by Ruth Milkman.
Living and Dying on the Factory Floor: From the Outside In and the Inside Out.
By David Ranney. Reviewed by Robert Bruno.

Book Review Symposium
Technological Encounters: How New Writing on Technology Can Inform Modern Labor Studies
By Steve Viscelli and Beth Gutelius.