The Center examines the global transformation of work and employment through three primary streams of research:

  1. Future of Work. We explore how to build a human-centered future of work, engaging communities of scholars and practitioners around the world. Learn more.
  2. China’s Rise and Changing Global Employment Relations. We examine China’s impact on global patterns of employment relations and human resource management, focusing on the intersection of industrial relations and international business. Learn more.
  3. Comparative Political Economy of Work. We critically engage with contemporary debates about the global knowledge economy, studying the shifting politics and governance of labor, work, and education across industries and countries. Learn more.

The Center began a working paper series in 2022 to feature and disseminate pertinent research by affiliated scholars. See the full list of CGWE working papers here.