Why do many U.S. colleges give preference to applicants who are relatives of alumni? A new paper coauthored by MIT Sloan Professor Emilio J. Castilla sheds light on this question.
MIT Sloan Reunion offers a special opportunity to connect with your classmates and members of the MIT Sloan community virtually.
MIT Sloan Professor Emeritus Thomas A. Kochan of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) co-leads this executive education Course with MIT Professors David Autor and Sandy Pentland.
A number of faculty members from the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) have expressed their support for a new statement defining the attributes of a good job in today’s economy.
In a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Clem Aeppli and MIT Sloan Associate Professor Nathan Wilmers find that a plateau in U.S. earnings inequality that started around 2012 was primarily due to rapid wage gains by workers at the low end of the labor market,
The Fall 2022 edition of the newsletter of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research (IWER) is now available online.
A new Bloomberg article features MIT Sloan’s “People and Profits” class, an innovative course both developed and currently taught by IWER faculty members.
MIT Sloan Professor Nathan Wilmers is one of the winners of the LERA (Labor and Employment Relations Association) 2023 John T. Dunlop Scholar Award. This award recognizes outstanding academic research contributions that address industrial relations and employment problems of national significance, a...
In an effort to attract a diverse pool of talented candidates, many contemporary U.S. employers seek to craft gender-neutral job postings by editing language in the postings that may have masculine or feminine connotations. But how much difference do such practices make in reality? Not that much, su...