Arne Kalleberg

Arne KallebergArne L. Kalleberg is a Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has published extensively on topics related to the sociology of work, organizations, occupations and industries, labor markets, and social stratification. He is the author of Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s–2000s (Russell Sage, 2013) and is currently finishing a book that examines how people in six advanced industrial countries representing different welfare and employment regimes—Denmark, Germany, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States—differ in both their experience of precarious work and in outcomes of precarious work, such as job and economic insecurity, entry into the labor force, and subjective well-being. Other current projects include studies of the processes of mobility out of low-wage jobs and historical patterns of precarious work in the United States. Dr. Kalleberg co-leads CAPSEE’s North Carolina project.


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Friday, April 7, 11:00 AM–12:30 PM