Reading Room


  • British Journal of Industrial Relations, link
  • International Journal of Manpower, MCB University Press, link
  • International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, link
  • Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago, link
  • Journal of Population Economics, Springer, link
  • JSTOR (members only), downloadable articles for members, link
  • Labor History, Setan Hall University, link
  • Labour Economics, Elsevier Science Publishers, link
  • Labour File - A Monthly Journal of Labour and Economic Affairs, Centre for Education and Communication, link
  • Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Blackwell Publishers, link
  • Monthly Labor Review, Bureau of Labor Statistics, link

Working Papers

  • List of new working papers (EconPapers) link
  • Search for working papers (IDEAS) link
  • IZA Working Papers link
  • NBER Working Papers link

Online Books

  • Classic Works in Economics, , link
  • Employment and Health Benefits: A Connection at Risk, Marilyn J. Field and Harold T. Shapiro, link
  • Labour Econometrics - Handbook of Econometrics, ScienceDirect, link
  • Losing Work, Moving On: Worker Displacement in International Perspective, Edited by Professor Peter Kuhn, link
  • Migration - The Controversies and the Evidence, Cambridge University Press, link
  • Migration and local labor markets, Chapter in the Web Book of Regional Science by Professor Stephan Goetz at Penn State University, link
  • Online Economics Textbooks, United States, Oswego State University, link
  • Technology and Employment: Innovation and Growth in the U.S. Economy, Richard M. Cyert and David C. Mowery, link
  • The Economic Consequences of Immigration into the United States, Julian Simon, link
  • The Economics of Pensions, Cambridge University Press, link
  • The Economics of Post-Communist Transition, By Professor Olivier Blanchard, link
  • The Immigration Debate: Studies on the Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration, James P. Smith and Barry Edmonston, link
  • The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions , Oxford University Press (sample), link
  • Who's Not Working and Why, Cambridge University Press, link
  • Women's Work, Men's Work: Sex Segregation on the Job, Barbara F. Reskin and Heidi I. Hartmann, link
  • Work and Family: Policies for a Changing Work Force, Marianne A. Ferber and M. Brigid O'Farrell with La Rue Allen, link
  • Work and Pay in Japan, Cambridge University Press, link


  • Database of Conditions of Work and Employment Laws, , link
  • Europe - Key Documents on Employment, , link
  • Europe - National Employment Action Plans, The European Commission, link
  • International Labour Standards, International Labour Organisation, link
  • NATLEX, Bibliographical database featuring national laws on labour, social security and related human rights, link
  • OECD - Documents on Labour Markets, OECD, link

Lecture Notes

  • Introduction to Labor Economics, Lecture notes by John Kane at Oswego State University of New York, link
  • Labour Economics, Lecture notes by Professor David Autor, MIT, link
  • The Economics of Industrial Relations, Lecture notes by Professor John Van Reenen, LSE, link
  • The economics of labour supply, Lecture notes by Professor Alan Duncan, University of Nottingham, link


  • ETD, Electronic Theses and Dissertations Digital Library, United States, Virginia Tech, link
  • Guide to directed search theory, This site is a resource for students and researchers who are interested in directed search theory., link
  • International Standard Classification of Occupations, United Kingdom, Institute for Employment Research, link
  • JEL - Classification System, United States, American Economic Association, link
  • List of good textbooks, , link
  • Online Dissertation Services, United States, BELL+HOWELL, link
  • Publishers of Economics Textbooks, RFE, link
  • Research in Labor Economics , The series Research in Labor Economics began in 1977 by Ronald Ehrenberg and JAI Press. Solomon Polachek has been editor since 1995. Since 2006, the series has benefited from affiliating with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)., link
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