Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

[We’re pleased to welcome author John W. Budd of the University of Minnesota. Budd recently published an article in the ILR Review entitled “Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Budd reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] Think of a dispute you’ve … Continue reading Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

Anything but Arbitrary: Actors and Outcomes of Employment Rights Arbitration

What factors impact employment rights arbitration? Can the gender of the arbitrator effect the amount rewarded? Is their a correlation between employer-scale and win rates? In the article, "Individual Employment Rights Arbitration in the United States: Actors and Outcomes," published in ILR Review, Alexander J. S. Colvin and Mark D. Gough analyze statistics from employment … Continue reading Anything but Arbitrary: Actors and Outcomes of Employment Rights Arbitration