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Bad Jobs and Global Jobs

Research conducted as part of the "Global Strategies for Improving Low-Wage Jobs" project contributed to IRLE Director Chris TIlly's new coedited volume "Are Bad Jobs Inevitable"

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IRLE Research Projects


Current Projects


Analyze to Win: The Crucial Role of Strategic Research in Building Worker Power in the Neoliberal Economy

Chris Tilly
Research Partner: Joshua Bloom, UCLA Department of Sociology


Impact of the California Film and Tax Credit

Chris Tilly, Lauren Appelbaum

Research Partners: Headway Project


Globalization and Labor Standards

Katherine Stone
Research Partners: UCLA School of Law


Global Retail Landscapes

Chris Tilly

Research Partner: Francoise Carré, University of Massachusetts, Boston


Global Strategies for Improving Low-Wage Jobs

Chris Tilly


Strategy for improving the Employability of the Working Poor: Focused on the Upgrading of Job Skills

Young Sun Ra (IRLE Scholar)


The Social Consequences of Remittances/Migration for Pakistan and Mexico

Idrees Khawaja (IRLE Scholar)



Previous Projects