Bulletin No. 15/2015




Great Transformation of Work

Why the Sharing Economy is harming workers and what can be done

Robert Reich, Social Europe, 30 November 2015.

#COP21: what the climate talks could mean for UK workers

Silkie Cragg, Environment, 30 November 2015.

Five ways ‪work will change in the ‪future

Interviews by Killian Fox and Joanne O'Connor, The Guardian, 29 November 2015.

Food and Farming: Focus on Jobs and Growth

European Commission, December 2015.

How the age of Individualism is impacting work and employment

Denis Pennel, Staffing America Latina, 23 November 2015.

Your Company Needs Independent Workers

Steve King and Gene Zaino, Harvard Business Review Blog, 23 November 2015.

The faces of the new food revolution

Anna Lappé, AlJazeera America, 23 November 23 2015.

Digitization: New Work Concepts Are Revolutionizing The World Of Work

Andreas Boes, Social Europe, 20 November 2015.

Labour Law

Why wage and hour litigation is skyrocketing

Lydia DePyllis, Washington Post, 26 November 2015.

Is It Too Late, Baby? New Grievances For Old Wounds

Steve Waller, Labour of Law, 25 November 2015.

Industrial Relations

U.A.W. contracts change math for Detroit automakers

Bill Vlasic e Mary M. Chapman, The New York Times, 24 November 2015.

Wage Inequality and the Liberalization of Industrial Relations in the United States

UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Number 38, November 2015.

How Walmart keeps an eye on its massive workforce

Susan Berfield, Bloomberg Businessweek, 24 November 2015.

Bonus time? Research shows it’s better to reward groups than individuals

Ian F. Wilkinson, Dan Ladley and Louise Carley Young, The Conversation, 19 November 2015.

Labour Market

The value of language skills

Gilles Grenier, IZA World of Labor, November 2015

Minimum wages and employment in China

Tony Fang and Carl Lin, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 27 November 2015.

Social Network and Labour Market Mismatch

Eleni Kalfa, Matloob Piracha, IZA Discussion Paper, November 2015.

Searching for Work in the Digital Era

Aaron Smith, Pew Research Center, 19 November 2015.

Job creation in SMEs – Résumé

Eurofound, November 2015.

School to Work Transition, Higher Education & Innovative PhD

How can we compare education systems that are so different?

Dirk Van Damme, OECD Education Today Blog, 26 November 2015.

Education at a Glace 2015

OECD, 24 November 2015.

Lancement du projet pilote franco-allemand pour un Erasmus des apprentis

Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi, de la Formation Professionnelle et du Dialogue social, 23 November 2015.

Wellness, Health & Safety at Work

Obesity and its effects in the workplace

Fit for Work, 27 November 2015.

Leaveism: the new public sector epidemic

Claire Churchard, CIPD, 25 November 2015.

The future of work: crowdsourcing

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, 20 November 2015.

Disabled entrepreneurs are facing 'too many barriers'

Louise Tickle, The Guardian, 19 November 2015.

Employment & Demography

Immigrants, residential concentration and employment in eight Italian cities

Tito Boeri, Marta De Philippis, Eleonora Patacchini, Michele Pellizzari, VOX, 24 November 2015.

Should countries auction immigrant visas?

IZA World of Labor, November 2015.

Cross-border migration and travel: A virtuous relationship

Jacques Poot, IZA World of Labor, November 2015.

How demographics rule the global economy

Greg Ip, WSJ 2050, 22 November 2015.

Citizenship and Precarious Labour in Canadian Agriculture

Gerardo Otero and Kerry Preibisch, CCPA, November 2015.

Europe Still Needs the Migrants

Giles Merrit, Editor of Europe's World and heads the Brussels-based think tank Friends of Europe, 17 November 2015.


Pensions at a Glance 2015

OECD, 1 December 2015

Worker Protection in the Gig Economy

Laura Tyson, professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lenny Mendonca, former director of McKinsey & Company, 28 November 2015

How much retirement income is enough in your country?

Brigitte Miksa, World Economic Forum, 23 November 2015.

The impact of welfare to work on parents and their children

Michelle Brady, University of Queensland and Kay Cook, RMIT University, The Australia and New Zealand School of Government, 2015.

Events & Call for Papers

Facilitating Sustainable Work: Theory and Practice

3 - 5 November 2016, Manchester (UK), The 28th Annual Conference. European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy

ISA Conference: Meeting the Productivity Challenge

24 - 26 May 2016, Minneapolis (USA), 2016 Industry Studies Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS. 53rd Annual CIRA Congress Visions of Work: Examining the Workplace as a Multidisciplinary Meeting Place

31 May - 2 June 2016, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada