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Foundations and Current Issues in IR/HR (IRE 2001)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 2001, with research papers and assignments.

Books - Unemployment

CIRHR Selected Books - Unemployment

Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine Articles & Reports

         See the Tumblrwork&labour news&research for the latest on unemployment

Bureau of Labour Statistics, August 2013: “Long-term unemployment over men’s careers,” by Donna S. Rothstein [9 pages, PDF]

CAW Worker Adjustment Tracking Project, May 2012: CAW Worker Adjustment Tracking Project (PDF)

The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, December 2011: "The Stigma of Unemployment: When joblessness leads to being jobless," Geoffrey Ho, Margaret Shih, Daniel Walters, and Todd Pittinsky

The Institute for the Study of Labor, Discussion Paper Series, December 2011: "Do Employers Use Unemployment as a Sorting Criterion When Hiring? Evidence from a Field Experiment," by Stefan Eriksson and Dan-Olof Rooth

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business & NBER, March 2013: "Duration Dependence and Labor Market Conditions: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment," by Kory Kroft, Fabian Lange, and Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Urban Institute, August 20, 2013: "Who Are the Long-Term Unemployed?," by Josh Mitchell (20 pages, PDF)