Areas of expertise
Labor markets • Service sector employment • Women in the labor market • Part-time and contingent work arrangements • High-performance work systems • Internal labor markets • International comparison of trends in employment and industrial structure in the industrialized economies
Dr. Appelbaum is an Economic Policy Institute research associate. Formerly she was professor of economics at Temple University and spent several summers as a guest research fellow in the labor markets and employment section of the Wissenschaftszentrum in Berlin (WZB). In 1995 Dr. Appelbaum was elected to the Executive Board of the Industrial Relations Research Association, and in 1996 was appointed to a four-year term on the Advisory Council of the WZB. She is currently a professor and director of the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers University.
Ph.D. Economics, University of Pennsylvania