Chris Tilly is a professor in the urban planning department and director of UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.
His research interests include labor markets, inequality, urban development, part-time and contingent work, gender and racial disparities, job mobility and public policies that engender better jobs. While most of his research has been in the U.S., he has also traveled to South and Central American nations and written about their development issues and social movements.
Tilly spent 20 years as editor of Dollars and Sense, a popular economics magazine.
Tilly earned his bachelor's degree in biochemistry and master's from Harvard and his doctorate in economics and urban studies and planning from MIT. He is a longtime Labor and Employment Relations Association member.
Co-authored articles on this site:
Competitive Strategies and Worker Outcomes in the U.S. Retail Industry by Francois Carre, Chris Tilly and Lauren Appelbaum (Industry Studies/Strategies)
Sharing Jobs and Sharing Work by Lauren Appelbaum and Chris Tilly.
Unemployment's Psychological Scars by Lauren Appelbaum and Chris Tilly.
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