Seminars are held Tuesdays 1:00–2:30 p.m. in Bldg. E62-346. Lunch will be held before the seminar, from 12:30–1:00 p.m.
Matthew Bidwell, University of Pennsylvania
What Happened to Long Term Employment? The Role of Worker Power and Environmental Turbulence in Explaining Declines in Worker Tenure
Brigham Frandsen, Harvard University
Why Unions Still Matter: The Effects of Unionization on the Distribution of Employee Earnings
|February 21||No Seminar|
Matt Amengual, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pathways to Enforcement: Labor Inspectors and Linkages in Argentina
NOTE: This session will begin at 12:30 pm (lunch at 12:00 pm) for a special discussion with John August, Executive Director of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions; and Donna Lynne, President of Kaiser Permanente’s Colorado Region.
Arindrajit Dube, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Minimum Wages and the Structure of Low Wage Labor Market
Michael Handel, Northeastern University
The Measured Pace of Progress: The Surprisingly Gradual Rate of Evolution in the Job Structure of OECD Countries
Richard Murnane, Harvard University
U.S. High School Graduation Rates: Trends and Explanations
|March 27||No Seminar|
Ariel Avgar, University of Illinois
Employing Technology: Organizational Learning, Work Design, and the Adoption of Health Information Technology
Patricia Cortes, Boston University
The Relative Quality of Foreign Nurses in the US
|April 17||No Seminar|
David Finegold, Rutgers University
Developing the 21st Century Workforce: Analyzing the evolving education and training systems of India and China
Kenneth Hudson, University of South Alabama
Dual Labor Market Theory and Its Unanswered Question
Kevin Lang, Boston University
The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K-3: The Fragility of Results.
Andrew Weaver, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Is Credit Status a Good Signal of Productivity?
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Past IWER Seminar Schedules