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May 2018

Rebel Lawyer: Wayne Collins and the Defense of Japanese American Rights

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Fred Korematsu, Iva Toguri (alias Tokyo Rose), Japanese Peruvians, and five thousand Americans who renounced their citizenship under duress: Chuck Wollenberg's new book Rebel Lawyer tells the story of the key cases pertaining to the World War II incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry and the trial attorney who defended them. Wayne Collins made a somewhat unlikely hero. An Irish American lawyer with a volatile temper, Collins's passionate commitment to the nation's constitutional principles put him in opposition to not…

April 2018

Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Reflections on the End of the Safety Net as We Know It

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Banatao Auditorium at UC Berkeley, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The Vietnam War in Mexican America

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Politics At Work: How Companies Turn Their Workers into Lobbyists

April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Hard Work Is Not Enough: Gender and Racial Inequality in an Urban Workspace

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Jobs for Freedom/1400 Jobs Campaign

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
March 2018

IRLE Photo Exhibit and Spring Reception

March 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

From Braceros to H2-As: Discussing the History, Present, and Future of Agricultural Guestworker Programs

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
National Steinbeck Center, 1 Main St
Salinas, California 93901

Workshop: Employment Issues in Agriculture

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Regulating the Human Supply Chain

March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

What You Lose When You Lose Your Job: The Lasting Impacts of Unemployment

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
February 2018

Working Together: How the Supreme Court divided the civil rights movement and labor leaders

February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
January 2018

Measuring Economic Performance as Well-Being (and Not Only Income)

January 31 @ 12:00 pm

In a Field of Patriarchy: Gender Politics and Freedom Dreams During the United Farm Worker Movement

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Author Talk: Richard Reeves on America’s Dream Hoarders

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Banatao Auditorium at UC Berkeley, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California’s Shore

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
December 2017

CWED: Celebrating a Decade of Minimum Wage Research

December 8, 2017
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
November 2017

Does California Fly Data-Blind?

November 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Asian American Settlements and Suburban Development in Post-World War II Los Angeles

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Precarity and Dependence in the “Sharing” Economy

November 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Breaking the Cycle: Improving Outcomes for California’s High Need, High Cost Population

November 7, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

Author Talk – The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
October 2017

The Future of Work

October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Library Commons, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Gold Rush Stories: Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss, and Luck

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Beyond “Resistance”: A Bold Plan for Work With Dignity via a Federal Job Guarantee

October 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The Long Ride: Film Screening & Director Talk

October 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LeConte Hall at UC Berkeley, Room 4, Le Conte Hall

IRLE Working Group Meeting: From Braceros to H2A’s: Discussing the History, Present and Future of Agricultural Guestworker Programs in California

October 6, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Center for Latino Policy Research, 2547 Channing Way
September 2017

Diversity in California’s Workforce: Leveraging Unions’ Role in the Labor Market to Increase Diversity in Good Jobs

September 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Transnational Cooperation on Illicit Financial Flows out of Africa

September 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

2017 C.L. Dellums African American Leadership School

September 16, 2017

Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte: Book Talk with David Bacon

September 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

IRLE Fall Reception: Featuring Professor Daniel Schneider on Unstable Work Schedules in Retail

September 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
August 2017

What’s Next for Health Care in California?

August 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
May 2017

The 2006 Immigration Protests: A Decade Later

May 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Survival of the Fittest: the Impact of the Minimum Wage on Restaurant Closures

May 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
April 2017

Spring 2017 Visitors Workshop

April 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Absence, Substitutability and Productivity. Evidence from Teachers

April 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence From the Golden Era of Upward Mobility

April 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The Changing World of Work, Societal Linkages, and Political Parties in Latin America: IRLE Dissertation Fellow Talk

April 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The Dynamics of Household Economic Security Around A Birth

April 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
March 2017

Indigenous Mexican Farmworker Youth: New Research In Development

March 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States

March 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
223 Moses Hall, 223 Moses Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science

March 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
820 Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix at UC Berkeley, 820 Barrows Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
February 2017

Taking A Pass: How Jobs Stay Gender-Segregated

February 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The State of the Early Childhood Educator Workforce: Misaligned Expectations, Earnings and Policies

February 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
January 2017

Spatialized ethno-racial inequality and labor market outcomes in Los Angeles

January 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Happy Americans, Unhappy Japanese: How Software Engineers work; how they feel about it; and how they are rewarded. A cross-national survey.

January 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

January 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
December 2016

2016 Visiting Scholar Workshop

December 5, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
November 2016

The Effect of the EITC in the District of Columbia on Poverty and Income

November 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Expansion or Diversion? New Universities and Enrollment Choices in California

November 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

America’s Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century

November 15, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Seeing Like a Market

November 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
October 2016

Coordinated leisure and energy policy

October 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Reference Pricing in the Case of Screening Colonoscopies

October 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The effects of minimum wages on employment: using a bunching estimator

October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

The Pass-through of Minimum Wages into US Retail Prices: Evidence from Supermarket Scanner Data

October 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Labor Center Seminar – The State of Labor Movement in Afghanistan, a Volatile Past and a Promising Future

October 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
September 2016

(Re-)Locating the Local and National in the Global: Multiscalar Political Alignment in Transnational European Dockworker Union Campaigns

September 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fully Digitized Labor Sociology for the Big Screen

September 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Layoff Rules, the Cost of Job Loss, and Asymmetric Employer Learning

September 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
August 2016

The Impact of a Negative Labor Demand Shock on Fertility – Evidence from the Fall of the Berlin Wall

August 31, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Conference on the Causes of Wage Stagnation

August 26, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
June 2016

The Evolution and Current State of Work Organization Reform at US Auto Industry: A perspective from Japanese automakers

June 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
April 2016

Unpredictable Schedules and Worker and Family Wellbeing

April 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Economics of a $15 Minimum Wage

April 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Transformation of Postal Sector Jobs in Europe

April 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
March 2016

Wage Shocks and the Technological Substitution of Low-Wage Workers

March 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
February 2016

Social Science Research Perspectives on Implications of Climate Policies for Labour and Employment

February 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Micro and Macro of Disappearing Routine Jobs: A Flows Approach

February 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
December 2015

Domestic Outsourcing in the US: A Research Agenda to Assess Trends and Effects on Job Quality

December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
November 2015

Haste or Waste: Within-Physician Marginal Returns to Health Care

November 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Inequality in Networked Labor Markets

November 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
October 2015

Labor Issues In California and National Climate Policy

October 28, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Secure Choice” State Retirement Savings Initiatives: Adventures in Behavioral Finance and Regulatory Politics

October 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Effects of Minimum Wages on Prices in San Jose

October 7, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
September 2015

The Impact of Disability Insurance on Beneficiaries’ Earnings: Is the Income Effect Large?

September 30, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Interest Groups in City Politics

September 16, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict

September 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
August 2015

Long-Term Impacts of the Great Recession across Space: Worker-Level Evidence of Hysteresis

August 26, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
April 2015

Migrant Farmworker Injury: Slow Death and Statistical Events

April 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How an Interdisciplinary View of Healthy Workplaces is Greater than the Sum of the Parts

April 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sixty-five Years of National Minimum Wage: Assessing the French Experience

April 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
March 2015

The Effect of Minimum Wages on Employment: A Factor Model Approach

March 30, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Building Worker Power

March 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Reducing Inequality in a Sustainable World

March 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
February 2015

Are Fair Wages Common Sense: Exploring Corporate Living Wage Programs

February 24, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm

For love or money? Gender differences in how one approaches getting a job

February 23, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Rethinking the Sources of Inequality of Income and Wealth

February 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Raising Wages— Why Our Nation’s Future Depends on Rebuilding Workers’ Bargaining Power

February 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
January 2015

The Impact of Illness Prevention Policies on Statewide Injury Rates in U.S. Construction

January 26, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
November 2012

What Future for Jobs and Manufacturing

November 16, 2012 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
October 2010

New Deal or No Deal? The Age of Obama and the Lessons of the 1930’s

October 29, 2010 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
October 2007

New Labor Market Institutions and the Public Policy Response: A Symposium to Honor Lloyd Ulman

October 27, 2007 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
November 2006

60th Anniversary

November 17, 2006 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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