IWER Research Seminar Series

The MIT 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 doctoral students from across the Institute and the wider academic community. Seminars are held on Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 2:30 p.m; contact iwer@mit.edu for more information.

Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) Spring 2024 Seminars

  • February 6, 2024


  • February 13, 2024

    Elisabeth Jacobs, Urban Institute and Katherine Newman, University of California, “Moving the Needle-What Tight Labor Markets Do for the Poor”

  • February 20, 2024


  • February 27, 2024

    Laura Gee, Tufts University, “Salary History and Employer Demand: Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit”

  • March 5, 2024

    Sydnee Caldwell, UC Berkeley, “Wage Premia and Worker Search” [Postponed-NO SEMINAR]

  • March 12, 2024

    Basima Tewfik, MIT Sloan, “Rising to the Challenge: The Interactive Effect of Role Overload and Workplace Imposter Thoughts on Effort and Subsequent Job Performance”

  • March 19, 2024


  • March 26, 2024


  • April 2, 2024

    Jungho Choi, Stanford University, “Decoding Social Disclosure Decisions"

  • April 9, 2024

    Danielle Li, MIT Sloan, "Generative AI at Work"

  • April 16, 2023

    Soohyun Roh, MIT Sloan, "Consumer Income and Worker Pay"

  • April 23, 2024

    Erin Kelly, MIT Sloan, "Does a voice channel reduce turnover and improve work? Evidence from a cluster-randomized trial in fulfillment centers"

  • April 30, 2024

    Anna Stansbury, MIT Sloan, "How Do Firms Respond to Unions?”

    [POSTPONED] Damon Phillips, University of Pennsylvania, "Unpacking an Employment-Wage Puzzle: Ban-the-Box Hiring Policies and Supply-Side Dynamics for Those With and Without Criminal Records"

  • May 7, 2024

    Emma Zang, Yale University, “A Remote Work Baby Boom? Remote Work and Fertility in the United States”

  • May 14, 2024

    Nina Roussille, MIT Economics, “Intersectional Peer Effects at Work”

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