2018 April 1 eBulletin

April 1, 2018

LERA eBulletin

In the News | Get Involved | More Reading

In this Issue ...

Osterman, Blau, Appelbaum, McCartin, Tiraboschi

Get Involved ...

In the News (no foolin')

Paul OstermanWe found Paul Osterman’s (MIT) 2017 Wall Street Journal op-ed (subscription required), “Why home health care costs too much,” on Tom Kochan’s Institute for Work and Employment Research web site. We’ll review Osterman’s book, Who Will Care for Us? in the fall Perspectives on Work.

Francine BlauThe eighth edition (!) of The Economics of Women, Men, and Work by Francine  Blau (Cornell) and Anne E. Winkler its out.

DIW Berlin, a German research institute honored Blau by naming a meeting room for her in honor of her research on gender issues and other topics! Congratulations Francine!

Blau also co-edited The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration.
Eileen AppelbaumEileen Appelbaum (CEPR) and Donna Hitscherich (Columbia University) are quoted in this Marketplace story, “Toys R Us and why retail downturn is about debt.”

Read and listen here:
Joseph McCartinJoseph McCartin (Georgetown) was quoted in “West Virginia walkout a lesson in a crowd-sourced strike” in the New York Times.

Michele TiraboschiIlaria Armaroli (ADAPT — Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labour Law and Industrial Relations) sent the essay “Italy’s Industry 4.0 Plan: An Analysis from a Labour Law Perspective,” by Michele Tiraboschi (University of Modena). It is available below or on the LERA website under Member Projects.

Contact Michael Lillich, LERA managing editor, on member news placements, books, projects,
eBulletin corrections and other items of interest to LERA members.
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Get Involved

Submit a session or paper proposal by April 9, 2018 to the program committee for the [email protected] meeting, Jan. 4-6, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. This meeting takes place in conjunction with the ASSA/AEA, an exciting program attended by 13,000+ people. View the call here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/2019-call-for-proposals-lera-assa

Register to attend the LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018, Baltimore, MD. The program committee has scheduled a tremendous program plus many one-of-a-kind activities to augment your Baltimore trip! You will find more information about the special events here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-anl-mtg-events, and complete conference details and links at: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-lera-anl-mtg.

Calling LERA book authors who are attending the LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018. Would you like to display your recently published book at the meeting? Contact us to reserve space.

Cast your ballot for LERA Officers and Board Members by April 5, 2018. The LERA 2018 Election is open, and if you haven’t voted yet, you can do so in the next few days. Every vote counts, and you can also nominate potential leaders for the next election. Please nominate people who have the expertise and commitment to lead this organization forward. Only current LERA national members may vote, and you will find the candidate information here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/candidate-information-for-lera-2018-election.

Volunteer for a LERA Committee, and ask us about special activities planned for LERA Committee Members in Baltimore this June. Our committees govern the Association and its many services and programs. LERA accepts volunteers to staff committees year-round, and volunteer names will be provided to Committee Chairs when vacancies occur. Volunteer here.

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