Eileen Appelbaum


Center for Economic and Policy Research

Eileen Appelbaum is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington, DC, and Fellow at Rutgers University Center for Women and Work. Prior to joining CEPR, she held positions as Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers University and as Professor of Economics at Temple University. She is past president of the Labor and Employment Relations Association and served on the Board of the Industry Studies Association. Her current research focuses on the financialization of hospitals and health systems and she has published widely on this topic.

Dr. Appelbaum has a long-standing interest in domestic outsourcing. Relevant publications include Domestic Outsourcing in the U.S.: A Research Agenda to Assess Trends and Effects on Job Quality (with Annette Bernhardt, Rosemary Batt, and Susan Houseman),  Domestic Outsourcing, Rent Seeking, and Increasing Inequality, and “The Networked Organization: Implications for Jobs and Inequality,” also with Rosemary Batt, in Making Work More Equal (D. Grimshaw et al.)