2018 January 1 eBulletin

January 1, 2018

LERA eBulletin

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In this Issue ...

Eileen Appelbaum; Alan Krueger, Lawrence Katz; Tom Kochan; Fidan Kurtulus, Douglas Kruse; Virginia Doellgast

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In the News

Eileen AppelbaumEileen Appelbaum (Center for Economic and Policy Research) in the Huffington Post, “No, the Republicans will not be able to sell their tax cut to the public.” 

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/no-republicans-will-not-be-able-to-sell-their-tax_us_5a3c348fe4b0df0de8b063d3
Alan KrugerLawrence KatzAlan Krueger (Princeton) and Lawrence Katz (Harvard) are quoted in Harold Myerson’s “Low Unemployment Doesn’t Increase Wages the Way it Used to” in The American Prospect.
 
http://prospect.org/article/low-unemployment-doesnt-increase-wages-it-used
Tom KochanTom Kochan (MIT) comments in a WGBH story on the shortage of auto mechanics:
 
http://news.wgbh.org/2017/04/12/local-news/auto-mechanics-needed-relieve-industry-shortage
Fidan KurtulusDoug KruseFidan Kurtulus (U. Mass. Amherst) and Douglas Kruse  (Rutgers) have a new book, How Did Employee Ownership Firms Weather the Last Two Recessions? (Upjohn).
 
http://research.upjohn.org/up_press/241/
Virginia DoellgastVirginia Doellgast (Cornell) is the co-editor of a new Oxford University Press book, Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe. It’s out in January.

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/reconstructing-solidarity-9780198791843?cc=be&lang=en&# 
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Get Involved

Write for LERA: This year’s Perspectives on Work is in the mail to all members (possibly already received). We’re already doing advance thinking about the 2018 issue. We’re considering running several features on employment and technology. If you have research/ideas and are interested in writing, contact Michael Lillich, clearlyexpressedLLC@gmail.com, (217) 898-1928. We’re also looking for op-eds, new member books and book reviewers.

Attend the LERA@ASSA Meeting, January 5-7, 2018 in Philadelphia … Join us for 18 LERA sessions over 3 days. Find program, housing, and registration details here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/2018-lera-assa-mtg

Nominate a worthy colleague for a LERA Award by January 15, 2018 (scholars and practitioners alike), Find complete details and submission forms here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/deadlines.

Submit a paper for a LERA paper competition. There are several paper competitions with January 15 deadlines, so please visit https://lera.memberclicks.net/deadlines for complete information and submission forms.

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