In this assignment, you are to critically read and evaluate a scholarly article`s strengths, weaknesses, and contributions to the study field. Learning how to critique a journal article has several benefits, including preparing you for publishing in and keeping you current on the literature in your field of study. The practical application is developing the ability to look at research within your organization and industry with a knowledgeable, critical eye.
The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Library subscribes to many journals and provides you access to appropriate collections to support this assignment. Using the UC Library, locate and review the following peer-reviewed articles: Flory, J. A., Leibbrandt, A., Rott, C., & Stoddard, O. (2021). Increasing Workplace Diversity Evidence from a Recruiting Experiment at a Fortune 500 Company. Journal of Human Resources, 56(1), 73-92.
Hill, A. J., & Jones, D. B. (2020). The Impacts of Performance Pay on Teacher Effectiveness and Retention Does Teacher Gender Matter?. Journal of Human Resources, 55(1), 349-385.
Doris, A., O`Neill, D., & Sweetman, O. (2020). Does Reducing Unemployment Benefits During a Recession Reduce Youth Unemployment? Evidence from a 50 Percent Cut in Unemployment Assistance. Journal of Human Resources, 55(3),
Kawano, L., & LaLumia, S. (2017). How Income Changes During Unemployment Evidence from Tax Return Data. Journal of Human Resources, 52(2), 418-456. Banerjee, S., & Blau, D. (2016). Employment Trends by Age in the United States Why Are Older Workers Different?. Journal of Human Resources, 51(1), 163-199. Aizer, A., Stroud, L., & Buka, S. (2016). Maternal stress and child outcomes: Evidence from siblings. Journal of Human Resources, 51(3), 523-555. Following your review, choose one article from this list; critically evaluate the article`s strengths, weaknesses, and contribution to the study field using the outline below as a guide: