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Market Transition and Network-Based Job Matching in China: The Referrer Perspective

Published: 3Sep2020

Authors: Elena Obukhova, Brian Rubineau Publication: Industrial Labor Relations Review (ILR Review), July 28, 2020 Abstract:

Addressing systemic racism in the police force

Published: 31Aug2020

An exchange between a rookie officer and senior officer in the moments before George Floyd’s death is a telling interaction revealing how systemic racism continues to be enforced by officers in the...

What’s holding up the glass ceiling?

Published: 29Jan2020

The glass ceiling still exists for many reasons, leaving some women reluctant to apply for promotions and senior leadership positions. To ensure more women are considered for promotions, Professor...

Delve: When Meritocracy Blinds us to Gender Discrimination

Published: 21Jan2020

Meritocracies are predicated on the belief that only the best are chosen and that hard work and talent are always rewarded. If we presume that talent and hard work are not gender specific, then why...

McGill students set off to Israel for a window into the world of FinTech

Published: 14Aug2019

Under the leadership of Professors Brian Rubineau and Jiro Kondo, nearly 40 McGill University students are in Israel this month to learn more about the country that has come to be called “startup...

What’s keeping the glass ceiling intact?

Published: 18Jun2019

A new study co-authored by Professor Brian Rubineau shows that while the popular practice of network hiring can introduce gender diversity in lower-level jobs, it actually fails to do so at the...

Network Recruitment and the Glass Ceiling: Evidence from Two Firms

Published: 23Apr2019

Authors: Roberto M. Fernandez and Brian Rubineau Publication: RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, March 2019, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 88-102 Abstract:

The problem with assumed meritocracies in engineering

Published: 4Apr2019

According to a study co-authored by Professor Brian Rubineau, female engineers find consistent evidence that their profession is not an objective meritocracy, but embrace the belief that it is –...

Low Status Rejection: How Status Hierarchies Influence Negative Tie Formation

Published: 5Sep2018

Authors: Brian Rubineau, Yisook Lim and Michael Neblo Publication: Social Networks, Vol. 56, January 2019 Abstract:


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