New special issue on precarious labour from Work, Employment and Society

[We are pleased to welcome Gabriella Alberti, Ioulia Bessa, Kate Hardy, Vera Trappmann and Charles Umney from Leeds Business School. They recently edited a special issue for Work, Employment and Society on precarious labour.] The special issue In, Against and Beyond Precarity: The Struggles of Insecure Workers received almost 100 submissions, one of the highest … Continue reading New special issue on precarious labour from Work, Employment and Society

Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

In honor of Labor Day in the United States, we're pleased to feature a collection of articles from ILR Review. The collection includes nine articles related to Labor Economics. One paper, entitled "Workforce Reduction at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States," authors David A. Mats and Amalia R. Miller find an association between female business leadership and increased … Continue reading Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

Understanding Vocational Education in Industrialized Countries

[We're pleased to welcome Nuria Rodriguez-Planas. Nuria published an article in ILR Review in March  2015, entitled "A Road Map to Vocational Education and Training in Industrialized Countries" with co-authors Werner Eichhorst, Ricarda Schmidl and Klaus F. Zimmermann.] Our contribution to the ILR Review was motivated by a background study of IZA contributing to the … Continue reading Understanding Vocational Education in Industrialized Countries

Book Review: Unions and Class Transformation: The Case of the Broadway Musicians

Unions and Class Transformation: The Case of the Broadway Musicians. Catherine P. Mulder; New York and London: Routledge, 2009, xiii + 147 pp. DOI: 10.1177/0486613415574474 Costas Panayotakis of New York City College of Technology recently took the time to review the book in the December 2015 issue of Review of Radical Political Economics. From the … Continue reading Book Review: Unions and Class Transformation: The Case of the Broadway Musicians

What’s Really Wrong With the Economy?

As 2012 draws to a close, U.S. legislators are scrambling for a foothold at the edge of the "fiscal cliff," but what led us there--and is there a real solution? The latest issue of the Review of Radical Political Economics (RRPE) features insightful and innovative articles and book reviews on the current economic situation. Learn about … Continue reading What’s Really Wrong With the Economy?