Noteworthy Books

Each year, Princeton University's Industrial Relations Section publishes its list of "Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics." The following is a list of Institute books earning this honorable designation.

2013

Stages of Occupational Regulation: Analysis of Case Studies, Morris M. Kleiner

2012

The Health and Wealth of A Nation: Employer-Based Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act, Nan L. Maxwell

Reconnecting to Work: Policies to Mitigate Long-Term Unemployment and Its Consequences, Lauren D. Appelbaum, Ed.

2010

Solving the Reemployment Puzzle: From Research to Policy, Stephen A. Wandner
This book is also the winner of the Richard A. Lester Prize

Mothers' Work and Children's Lives: Low-Income Families after Welfare Reform, Rucker C. Johnson, Ariel Kalil, and Rachel E. Dunifon

2008

A Future of Good Jobs? American's Challenge in the Global Economy, Timothy J. Bartik and Susan N. Houseman, Eds.

2007

Do Community Colleges Respond to Local Needs? Evidence from California, Duane E. Leigh and Andrew M. Gill

2006

Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting Competition? Morris M. Kleiner

2005

Workplace Injuries and Diseases: Prevention and Compensation—Essays in Honor of Terry Thomason, Karen Roberts, John F. Burton Jr., and Matthew M. Bodah, Eds.

2004

International Trade and Labor Markets: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications, Carl Davidson and Steven J. Matusz

Job Training Policy in the United States, Christopher J. O'Leary, Robert A. Straits, and Stephen A. Wandner, Eds.

Workplace Justice without Unions, Hoyt N. Wheeler, Brian S. Klaas, and Douglas M. Mahony

2003

Human Capital in the United States from 1975 to 2000: Patterns of Growth and Utilization, Robert H. Haveman, Andrew Bershadker, and Jonathan A. Schwabish

2002

Targeting Employment Services, Randall W. Eberts, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Stephen A. Wandner, Eds.

Helping Working Families: The Earned Income Tax Credit, Saul D. Hoffman and Laurence S. Seidman

Imports, Exports, and Jobs: What Does Trade Mean for Employment and Job Loss?, Lori G. Kletzer

How New is the "New Employment Contract?" Evidence from North American Pay Practices , David I. Levine, Dale Belman, Gary Charness, Erica L. Groshen, and K.C. O'Shaughnessy

2001

Working time in Comparative Perspective: Vols. I and II, Ging Wong and Garnet Picot, Eds. (Vol. I) and Susan Houseman and Alice Nakamura, Eds. (Vol. II)

Workers' Compensation: Benefits, Costs, and Safety under Alternative Insurance Arrangements, Terry Thomason, Timothy P. Schmidle, and John F. Burton Jr.

2000

Rising Wage Inequality: The 1980s Experience in Urban Labor Markets Thomas Hyclak

1997

On-the-Job Training, John M. Barron, Mark C. Berger, and Dan A. Black

1996

Workdays, Workhours, and Work Schedules: Evidence for the United States and Germany, Daniel S. Hamermesh

Of Heart and Mind: Social Policy Essays in Honor of Sar A. Levitan, Garth Mangum and Stephen Mangum, Eds.

1995

Profit Sharing: Does It Make a Difference?, Douglas L. Kruse

The Costs of Worker Dislocation, Louis S. Jacobson, Robert J. LaLonde, and Daniel G. Sullivan

1990

Back to Work: Testing Reemployment Services for Displaced Workers, Howard S. Bloom

The Economics of Comparable Worth, Mark R. Killingsworth

Passing the Torch: The Influence of Economic Incentives on Work and Retirement, Joseph F. Quinn, Richard V. Burkhauser, and Daniel A. Myers

1989

Strikers and Subsidies: The Influence of Government Trnasfer Programs on Strike Activity, Robert M. Hutchens, David B. Lipsky, and Robert N. Stern

Organized Labor at the Crrossroads, Wei-Chiao Huang, Ed.

1988

Illegal Aliens: Their Employment and Employers, Barry R. Chiswick

1984

Worker Participation in American Unions: Threat or Opportunity, Thomas A. Kochan, Harry C. Katz, and Nancy R. Mower

Youth and the Labor Market: Analyses of the National Longitudinal Survey, Michael E. Borus