Chris Tilly

Chris Tilly is an economist specializing in labor, income distribution, and local economic development, with research focusing on the United States and Mexico. He is Professor of Urban Planning and Sociology and Director of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California Los Angeles. Tilly’s books include Half a Job: Bad and Good Part-Time Jobs in a Changing Labor Market, Glass Ceilings and Bottomless Pits: Women’s Work, Women’s Poverty, Work Under Capitalism, Stories Employers Tell: Race, Skill, and Hiring in America, and The Gloves-Off Economy: Labor Standards at the Bottom of America’s Labor Market.