IWER Research Seminar Series
The Institute for Work and Employment Research hosts a weekly seminar every Tuesday during the academic year. One of the longest-running seminar series at MIT, it draws faculty and students from across the Institute and the wider academic community. Seminars are held Tuesdays from 12:30–2:30 p.m. in Building E62-346.
|Sep 10, 2013||
Welcome Back Round Table Session
Gathering of all IWER associates.
|Sep 17, 2013||
Aruna Ranganathan (MIT)
Choosing Meaning over Money? Evidence from a Field Audit Study with Handicraft Artisans in Southern India.
|Sep 24, 2013||
Andrew Weaver (MIT)
Skills and Skill Gaps in Manufacturing: Evidence and Implications.
|Oct 1, 2013||
Adam Cobb (University of Pennsylvania)
Whose interests are being served? Owners, Employees, and the Fraying Employment Relationship
|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 22, 2013||
Lawrence Mishel (Economic Policy Institute)
Assessing the Job Polarization Explanation of Growing Wage Inequality.
|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
|Nov 5, 2013||
Christine Walley (MIT)
The Exit Zero Project: A Transmedia Exploration of Deindustrialization and Social Class in Chicago.
|Nov 12, 2013||
Jennifer Silva (Harvard Kennedy School)
Slight Expectations: Working-Class Youth and the Transition to Adulthood?
|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 26, 2013||
Marric Buessing (Boston University)
Impact of Contracting on Occupational Injuries and Fatalities in Underground Coal Mining.
|Dec 3, 2013||
Debra Osnowitz (Clark University)
Contract Professionals in Precarious Times: An Implicit Critique of the Standard Job.
|Dec 10, 2013||
Drusilla Brown (Tufts University)
Is there an Efficiency Case for International Labor Standards?