Bruce E. Kaufman

Alumni Distinguished professor of Economics

Bruce E. Kaufman is Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University (Atlanta USA). He is also a Research Fellow with the Centre for Work, Organization and Wellbeing at Griffith University (Brisbane AU) and, in addition, a Visiting Professor at Capital University of Economics and Finance (Beijing CH). His main area of research covers cross-disciplinary dimensions of the employment relationship, including labor economics, human resource management, industrial relations, labor and employment law, and business and labor history, with a particular emphasis on the institutional economics perspective. Professor Kaufman has written or edited eighteen books and over one hundred journal articles and chapters. Examples of books are: The Global Evolution of Industrial Relations (2004), Managing the Human Factor: The Early Years of Human Resource Management in American Industry (2008), and Models of Labor Markets (forthcoming, 2021). Professor Kaufman was selected in 2009 as his university’s outstanding professor.