Louis Hyman


Louis Hyman is an associate professor of history in Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He is the author of Temp: How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary, Debtor Nation: The History of American in Red Ink and Borrow: The American Way of Debt

Temps, Consultants, and the Rise of the Precarious Economy

from Work in the Precarious Economy, Volume 18, Number 1

Since 1970, temporary labor has become part of the everyday fabric of work across all segments of society, from the bottom to the top.