Past IWER Research Seminars
See below for a list of recent seminars hosted by the Institute for Work and Employment Research.
|Dec 10, 2013||Drusilla Brown (Tufts University)
Is there an Efficiency Case for International Labor Standards?
|Dec 3, 2013||Debra Osnowitz (Clark University)
Contract Professionals in Precarious Times: An Implicit Critique of the Standard Job.
|Nov 26, 2013||Marric Buessing (Boston University)
Impact of Contracting on Occupational Injuries and Fatalities in Underground Coal Mining.
|Nov 19, 2013||Tamara Kay (Harvard University)
The State as Partner: Why and How International NGOs Bring the State Back In (and the Implications for Labor)
|Nov 12, 2013||Jennifer Silva (Harvard Kennedy School)
Slight Expectations: Working-Class Youth and the Transition to Adulthood?
|Nov 5, 2013||Christine Walley (MIT)
The Exit Zero Project: A Transmedia Exploration of Deindustrialization and Social Class in Chicago.
|Oct 29, 2013||Michael Toffel, Jodi Short (Toffel - Harvard Business School; Short - UC Hastings College of Law)
What Shapes the Gatekeepers? Evidence from Global Supply Chain Auditors
|Oct 22, 2013||Lawrence Mishel (Economic Policy Institute)
Assessing the Job Polarization Explanation of Growing Wage Inequality.
|Oct 8, 2013||Cynthia Estlund (New York University Law School)
A New Deal for China’s Workers? Reform in the Wake of Labor Unrest, and What It Tells Us About China and Its Future.
|Oct 1, 2013||Adam Cobb (University of Pennsylvania)
Whose interests are being served? Owners, Employees, and the Fraying Employment Relationship
|Sep 24, 2013||Andrew Weaver (MIT)
Skills and Skill Gaps in Manufacturing: Evidence and Implications.
|Sep 17, 2013||Aruna Ranganathan (MIT)
Choosing Meaning over Money? Evidence from a Field Audit Study with Handicraft Artisans in Southern India.
|Sep 10, 2013||Welcome Back Round Table Session
Gathering of all IWER associates.