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Spotlight on CSDE Affiliate, Jake Rosenfeld

Posted: 9/26/2020 (CSDE Research)

Dr. Jake Rosenfeld  is Associate Professor of Sociology at Washington University-St. Louis, and Faculty Affiliate of the Sociology Department at the University of Washington, where he taught from 2007-2015.  His research and teaching focuses on the political and economic determinants of inequality in the advanced democracies. In his work Rosenfeld examines major developments that have disrupted past practices of wage-setting, especially labor union decline and the resulting changes in the ways firms allocate wages. Rosenfeld has published research in various outlets, including the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, and Foreign Affairs and is the author of the book What Unions No Longer Do (Harvard University Press). Recently, Dr. Rosenfeld authored an article on the perils of working in the meatpacking industry in The American Prospect. To read the article click here.