IWER Faculty Publications

Recent Books

Shaping the Future of Work: A Handbook for Action and a New Social Contract.

Kochan, Thomas, and Lee Dyer. New York, NY: Routledge, 2021.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
Overload: How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do about It.

Kelly, Erin L. and Phyllis Moen. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. 2021 Paperback Edition.

Faculty: Erin Kelly
Creating Good Jobs: An Industry-Based Strategy.

Osterman, Paul (Ed.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2020.

Faculty: Paul Osterman
A Field in Flux: Sixty Years of Industrial Relations.

McKersie, Robert B. Cornell, NY: Cornell Publishing, 2019.

Recent and Forthcoming Journal Articles

"Through the Front Door: Why Do Organizations (Still) Prefer Legacy Applicants?"

Castilla, Emilio J. and Ethan J. Poskanzer. American Sociological Review. Forthcoming.

"Blacklist or Short List: Do Employers Discriminate Against Union Supporter Job Applicants?"

Kreisberg, Nicole and Nathan Wilmers. ILR Review Vol. 75, No. 4 (2022): 943–973.

Faculty: Nathan Wilmers
"Rank Has Its Privileges: Explaining Why Laboratory Safety Is a Persistent Challenge."

Basbug, Gokce, Susan S. Silbey and Ayn Cavicchi. Journal of Business Ethics. Forthcoming.

Faculty: Susan Silbey
"Mistreatment Experiences, Protective Workplace Systems, and Occupational Distress in Physicians."

Rowe, Susannah G., Miriam T. Stewart, Sam Van Horne, Cassandra Pierre, Hanhan Wang, Makaila Manukyan, Megan Bair-Merritt, Aviva Lee-Parritz, Mary P. Rowe, Tait Shanafelt, and Mickey Trockel. JAMA Network Open Vol. 5, No. 5 (2022): e2210768. Download Paper.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
"Values and Inequality: Prosocial Jobs and the College Wage Premium."

Wilmers, Nathan, and Letian Zhang. American Sociological Review Vol. 87, No. 3 (2022): 415-442.

Faculty: Nathan Wilmers
"What Forms of Representation do American Workers Want? Implications for Theory, Policy, and Practice."

Hertel-Fernandez, Alex, William Kimball, and Thomas Kochan. ILR Review Vol. 75, No. 2 (2022): 267-294. Appendix.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"How American Adults Obtain Work Skills: Results of a New National Survey."

Osterman, Paul. ILR Review Vol. 75, No. 3 (2022): 578-607. Download Paper.

Faculty: Paul Osterman
"Gender, Race, and Network Advantage in Organizations."

Castilla, Emilio J. Organization Science. Forthcoming.

"Organisational- and Group-Level Workplace Interventions and Their Effect on Multiple Domains of Worker Well-Being: A Systematic Review."

Fox, Kimberly E., Sydney T. Johnson, Lisa F. Berkman, Marjaana Sianoja, Yenee Soh, Laura D. Kubzansky and Erin L. Kelly. Work and Stress Vol. 36, No. 1 (2022): 30-59.

Faculty: Erin Kelly
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Recent Book Chapters

"Why do Biologists and Chemists do Safety Differently? The Reproduction of Cultural Variation through Pragmatic Regulation."

Silbey, Susan. In The New Pragmatist Sociology: Inquiry, Agency, and Democracy, edited by Christopher Winship, Isaac Reed, and Neil Gross, 256-304. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2022.

Faculty: Susan Silbey
"The Importance of Bystanders in Threat Assessment and Management."

Borum, Randy, and Mary Rowe. In International Handbook of Threat Assessment, edited by J. Reid Meloy and Jens Hoffmann, 423-437. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2021. Download Preprint.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
"Improving Job Quality In Long Term Care."

Osterman, Paul. In Creating Good Jobs: An Industry-Based Strategy, edited by Paul Osterman, 115-144. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2020.

Faculty: Paul Osterman
"Chapter 8: Productivity and Pay: Is the Link Broken."

Stansbury, Anna, and Lawrence H. Summers. In Facing Up to Low Productivity Growth, edited by Adam S. Posen and Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Washington, D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2019. SSRN Preprint.

Faculty: Anna Stansbury

Other Recent Publications

"Why California’s New Fast Food Council Law is Good for Business."

Kochan, Thomas. Fortune, September 6, 2022.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"America’s Seeing a Historic Surge in Worker Organizing. Here’s How to Sustain It."

Kochan, Thomas, and Wilma Liebman. WBUR Cognoscenti, September 5, 2022.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"Employer Practices and Worker Outcomes: A Landscape Report."

Erin L. Kelly, Hazhir Rahmandad, Nathan Wilmers, and Aishwarya Yadama. Washington, DC: June 2022.

Faculty: Erin Kelly
"Economics Needs More Socioeconomic Diversity."

Stansbury, Anna. Harvard Business Review, June 10, 2022.

Faculty: Anna Stansbury
"Book Review."

Wilmers, Nathan. by Shaun Richman. Contemporary Sociology, November 2021.

Faculty: Nathan Wilmers
"7 Strategies to Improve Your Employees’ Health and Well-Being."

Kelly, Erin L., Lisa F. Berkman, Laura D. Kubzansky, and Meg Lovejoy. Harvard Business Review, October 12, 2021.

Faculty: Erin Kelly
"Bystanders: 'See Something, Say Something' Is Not Enough."

Rowe, Mary. Alternatives to the High Cost of Litigation Vol. 39, No. 10 (2021): 153-165. Download Preprint.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
"To Protect from Lab Leaks, We Need ‘banal’ Safety Rules, Not Anti-terrorism Measures."

Huising, Ruthanne, and Susan S. Silbey. STAT, August 13, 2021.

Faculty: Susan Silbey
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